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code

  • noun a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
    codification.
  • noun a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy

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reacquired_stock

  • noun stock that has been bought back by the issuing corporation and is available for retirement or resale; it is issued but not outstanding; it cannot vote and pays no dividends
    treasury shares; treasury stock.

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scratch

  • noun an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
    abrasion; excoriation; scrape.
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    slit; prick; incision; dent.

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short_covering

  • noun the purchase of securities or commodities by a short seller to close out a short sale

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commercialisation

  • noun the act of commercializing something; involving something in commerce
    commercialization.
    • my father considered the commercialization of Christmas to be a sacrilege
    • the government tried to accelerate the commercialization of this development
    • both companies will retain control over the commercialization of their own products

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splitting

  • adjective satellite resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree
    rending; ripping.
    • the tree split with a great ripping sound
    • heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward
  • verb separate into parts or portions
    divide; separate; split up; split; carve up; dissever.
    • divide the cake into three equal parts
    • The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

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overproduction

  • noun too much production or more than expected
    overrun.

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account_executive

  • noun someone in charge of a client's account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business
    customer's man; customer's broker; account representative; registered representative.

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commute

  • noun a regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work
    • there is standing room only on the high-speed commute
  • verb exchange positions without a change in value
    transpose.
    • These operators commute with each other

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land_development

  • noun making an area of land more useful

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computation

  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    calculation; computing.
  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    calculation; figuring; reckoning.

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welfare

  • noun governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need
    social welfare; public assistance.
    • she lives on welfare
  • noun something that aids or promotes well-being
    benefit.
    • for the benefit of all

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canalization

  • noun the production of a canal or a conversion to canals
    canalisation.
  • noun management through specified channels of communication
    channelisation; canalisation; channelization.

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milk

  • noun a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
  • noun produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

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issuer

  • noun an institution that issues something (securities or publications or currency etc.)

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registered_representative

  • noun someone in charge of a client's account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business
    customer's man; customer's broker; account executive; account representative.

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ware

  • noun articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software'
  • noun commodities offered for sale
    product; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products

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tankage

  • noun the quantity contained in (or the capacity of) a tank or tanks
  • noun the charge for storing something in tanks

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letterpress

  • noun printing from a plate with raised characters
    relief printing.

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agriculturalist

  • noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    cultivator; raiser; grower; agriculturist.

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sightseer

  • noun a tourist who is visiting sights of interest
    tripper; rubberneck; excursionist.

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program

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    plan; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
    programme.
    • he proposed an elaborate program of public works
    • working mothers rely on the day care program

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small_capital

  • noun a character having the form of an upper-case letter but the same height as lower-case letters
    small cap.

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overrun

  • noun too much production or more than expected
    overproduction.
  • verb invade in great numbers
    infest.
    • the roaches infested our kitchen

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alphabetic

  • adjective relating to or expressed by a writing system that uses an alphabet
    alphabetical.
    • alphabetical writing system
  • adjective arranged in order according to the alphabet
    alphabetical.
    • an alphabetic arrangement
    • dictionaries list words in alphabetical order

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fruit_grower

  • noun someone who grows fruit commercially

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short_selling

  • noun sale of securities or commodity futures not owned by the seller (who hopes to buy them back later at a lower price)
    short sale.

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infinitesimal_calculus

  • noun the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions
    calculus.

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conjecture

  • noun a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
    speculation.
    • speculations about the outcome of the election
    • he dismissed it as mere conjecture
  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.

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parcel

  • noun a wrapped container
    package.
  • noun the allotment of some amount by dividing something
    portion; share.
    • death gets more than its share of attention from theologians

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advantage

  • noun the quality of having a superior or more favorable position
    vantage.
    • the experience gave him the advantage over me
  • noun (tennis) first point scored after deuce

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grapheme

  • noun a written symbol that is used to represent speech
    graphic symbol; character.
    • the Greek alphabet has 24 characters

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drug_trafficking

  • noun traffic in illegal drugs
    narcotraffic; drug traffic.

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dutch

Pertaining to Holland, or to its inhabitants. Dutch was formerly used for German.
Germany is slandered to have sent none to this war [the Crusades] at this first voyage; and that other pilgrims, passing through that country, were mocked by the Dutch, and called fools for their pains. Fuller.

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endowment_fund

  • noun the capital that provides income for an institution
    endowment.

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salomon

  • noun American financier and American Revolutionary War patriot who helped fund the army during the American Revolution (1740?-1785)
    Haym Salomon.

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wholesale

  • noun the selling of goods to merchants; usually in large quantities for resale to consumers
  • verb sell in large quantities

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tank

  • noun an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    armoured combat vehicle; armored combat vehicle; army tank.
  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    storage tank.

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materialism

  • noun a desire for wealth and material possessions with little interest in ethical or spiritual matters
    philistinism.
  • noun (philosophy) the philosophical theory that matter is the only reality
    physicalism.

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customer

  • noun someone who pays for goods or services
    client.

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john_jacob_astor

  • noun United States capitalist (born in Germany) who made a fortune in fur trading (1763-1848)
    Astor.

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mass_production

  • noun the production of large quantities of a standardized article (often using assembly line techniques)

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transmission

  • noun the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    transmittal; transmitting.
  • noun communication by means of transmitted signals

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industrialization

  • noun the development of industry on an extensive scale
    industrial enterprise; industrialisation.

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watered

  • adjective satellite (of silk fabric) having a wavelike pattern
    moire.
  • verb supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams
    water; irrigate.
    • Water the fields

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cosimo_the_elder

  • noun Italian financier and statesman and friend of the papal court (1389-1464)
    Cosimo de Medici.

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robert_morris

  • noun leader of the American Revolution who signed the Declaration of Independence and raised money for the Continental Army (1734-1806)
    Morris.

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simony

  • noun traffic in ecclesiastical offices or preferments
    barratry.

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manufacturing_business

  • noun a business engaged in manufacturing some product
    maker; manufacturer.

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upper

  • noun the higher of two berths
    upper berth.
  • noun piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot
    • Uppers come in many styles

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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information_processing_system

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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calculating_machine

  • noun a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
    calculator.

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trawl

  • noun a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)
    setline; spiller; trawl line; trotline.
  • noun a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths
    dragnet; trawl net.

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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approximation

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    estimate; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun the quality of coming near to identity (especially close in quantity)

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zero

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; nought; cipher; cypher.

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promoter

  • noun someone who is an active supporter and advocate
    plugger; booster.
  • noun a sponsor who books and stages public entertainments
    impresario; showman.

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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investment

  • noun the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit
    investing.
  • noun money that is invested with an expectation of profit
    investment funds.

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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cargo

  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; freight; payload.

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computer_code

  • noun (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
    code.

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victimization

  • noun adversity resulting from being made a victim
    • his victimization infuriated him
  • noun an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)
    exploitation; using; victimisation.
    • capitalistic exploitation of the working class
    • paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization

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giving

  • noun the act of giving
    gift.
  • noun the imparting of news or promises etc.
    • he gave us the news and made a great show of the giving
    • giving his word of honor seemed to come too easily

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jeopardy

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; peril; risk; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard

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share

  • noun assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
    portion; part; percentage.
    • he wanted his share in cash
  • noun any of the equal portions into which the capital stock of a corporation is divided and ownership of which is evidenced by a stock certificate
    • he bought 100 shares of IBM at the market price

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barratry

  • noun traffic in ecclesiastical offices or preferments
    simony.
  • noun the crime of a judge whose judgment is influenced by bribery

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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importer

  • noun someone whose business involves importing goods from outside (especially from a foreign country)

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cultivator

  • noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    agriculturalist; raiser; grower; agriculturist.
  • noun a farm implement used to break up the surface of the soil (for aeration and weed control and conservation of moisture)
    tiller.

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capital

  • noun assets available for use in the production of further assets
    working capital.
  • noun wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

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supplier

  • noun someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
    provider.

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net

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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principal

  • noun the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated
  • noun the educator who has executive authority for a school
    head; school principal; head teacher.
    • she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

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marketer

  • noun someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
    trafficker; vender; vendor; seller.

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cosimo_de_medici

  • noun Italian financier and statesman and friend of the papal court (1389-1464)
    Cosimo the Elder.

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triple-spacing

  • noun typing that leaves two lines blank between lines of typing
  • verb type with two empty spaces between lines
    triple-space.

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seine

  • noun a large fishnet that hangs vertically, with floats at the top and weights at the bottom
  • noun a French river that flows through the heart of Paris and then northward into the English Channel
    Seine River.

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transportation

  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transit; transportation system.
  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    transfer; conveyance; transport; transferral.

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jay_gould

  • noun United States financier who gained control of the Erie Canal and who caused a financial panic in 1869 when he attempted to corner the gold market (1836-1892)
    Gould.

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exchange

  • noun chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
  • noun a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)
    • they had a bitter exchange

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leveraging

  • noun investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses)
    leverage.
  • verb supplement with leverage
    leverage.
    • leverage the money that is already available

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commercial

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial message.
  • adjective connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
    • commercial trucker
    • commercial TV
    • commercial diamonds

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chine

  • noun cut of meat or fish including at least part of the backbone
  • noun backbone of an animal

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packing

  • noun any material used especially to protect something
    wadding; packing material.
  • noun the enclosure of something in a package or box
    boxing.

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operating

  • adjective involved in a kind of operation
    • the operating conditions of the oxidation pond
  • verb direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
    operate; run.
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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box

  • noun a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    • he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    loge.
    • the royal box was empty

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market_capitalization

  • noun an estimation of the value of a business that is obtained by multiplying the number of shares outstanding by the current price of a share
    market capitalisation.

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convert

  • noun a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief
  • verb change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy
    change over.
    • We converted from 220 to 110 Volt

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substance

  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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comptroller

  • noun someone who maintains and audits business accounts
    accountant; controller.

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sender

  • noun someone who transmits a message
    transmitter.
    • return to sender
  • noun set used to broadcast radio or tv signals
    transmitter.

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auction

  • noun a variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge
    auction bridge.
  • noun the public sale of something to the highest bidder
    auction sale; vendue.

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appraisal

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    assessment.
  • noun a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
    estimate; estimation.

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exploitation

  • noun the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful
    development.
    • the development of Alaskan resources
    • the exploitation of copper deposits
  • noun an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)
    using; victimisation; victimization.
    • capitalistic exploitation of the working class
    • paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization

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printing_process

  • noun reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
    printing.

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survey

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    study.
  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; resume.

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advertising

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    ad; advert; advertisement; advertizement; advertizing.
  • noun the business of drawing public attention to goods and services
    publicizing.

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dangerous_undertaking

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    risky venture; escapade; adventure.

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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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grower

  • noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    agriculturalist; cultivator; raiser; agriculturist.

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planographic_printing

  • noun the process of printing from a surface on which the printing areas are not raised but are ink-receptive (as opposed to ink repellent)
    planography.

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cumulative_preferred

  • noun preferred stock whose dividends if omitted accumulate until paid out
    cumulative preferred stock.

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writer

  • noun writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
    author.
  • noun a person who is able to write and has written something

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shorthand

  • noun a method of writing rapidly
    stenography; tachygraphy.
  • adjective satellite written in abbreviated or symbolic form
    • shorthand notes

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desktop_publishing

  • noun (computer science) the use of microcomputers with graphics capacity to produce printed materials

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campaign

  • noun a race between candidates for elective office
    run; political campaign.
    • I managed his campaign for governor
    • he is raising money for a Senate run
  • noun a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    cause; drive; crusade; effort; movement.
    • he supported populist campaigns
    • they worked in the cause of world peace
    • the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant
    • the movement to end slavery
    • contributed to the war effort

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duct

  • noun a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
    canal; epithelial duct; channel.
    • the tear duct was obstructed
    • the alimentary canal
    • poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs
  • noun a continuous tube formed by a row of elongated cells lacking intervening end walls

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private

  • noun an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines
    common soldier; buck private.
    • our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value
  • adjective confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
    • a private place
    • private discussions
    • private lessons
    • a private club
    • a private secretary
    • private property
    • the former President is now a private citizen
    • public figures struggle to maintain a private life

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mellon

  • noun United States financier and philanthropist (1855-1937)
    Andrew William Mellon; Andrew W. Mellon; Andrew Mellon.

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reckoner

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; computer; figurer.
  • noun a handbook of tables used to facilitate computation
    ready reckoner.

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overworking

  • noun the act of working too much or too long
    overwork.
    • he became ill from overwork
  • verb use too much
    overwork.
    • This play has been overworked

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graphic_symbol

  • noun a written symbol that is used to represent speech
    character; grapheme.
    • the Greek alphabet has 24 characters

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point_system

  • noun a system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rules
  • noun a system of graduating sizes of type in multiples of the point

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account_representative

  • noun someone in charge of a client's account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business
    customer's man; customer's broker; account executive; registered representative.

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fee

  • noun a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
  • noun an interest in land capable of being inherited

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factory_farm

  • noun a large-scale farming enterprise
    agribusiness; agriculture.

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working

  • noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
    workings.
  • verb exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    work.
    • I will work hard to improve my grades
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

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chantry

  • noun an endowment for the singing of Masses
  • noun a chapel endowed for singing Masses for the soul of the donor

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single

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    bingle.
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; one; 1.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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vanderbilt

  • noun United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)
    Cornelius Vanderbilt; Commodore Vanderbilt.

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insider

  • noun an officer of a corporation or others who have access to private information about the corporation's operations

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cultivation

  • noun socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners
    • her cultivation was remarkable
  • noun (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)

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prey

  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; target; quarry.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt
  • noun animal hunted or caught for food
    quarry.

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crab

  • noun decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
  • noun a quarrelsome grouch
    crabby person.

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lock

  • noun a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    curl; ringlet; whorl.

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raft

  • noun a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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means

  • noun how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    agency; way.
    • a means of control
    • an example is the best agency of instruction
    • the true way to success
  • noun an instrumentality for accomplishing some end

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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astor

  • noun British politician (born in the United States) who was the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons (1879-1964)
    Viscountess Astor; Nancy Witcher Astor.
  • noun United States capitalist (born in Germany) who made a fortune in fur trading (1763-1848)
    John Jacob Astor.

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swap

  • noun an equal exchange
    swop; barter; trade.
    • we had no money so we had to live by barter
  • verb exchange or give (something) in exchange for
    switch; swop; trade.

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plug

  • noun blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
    stopper; stopple.
  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    chew; wad; quid; cud; chaw.

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sir_thomas_gresham

  • noun English financier (1519-1579)
    Gresham.

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ferrying

  • noun transport by boat or aircraft
    ferry.
  • verb transport from one place to another
    ferry.

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field_of_operation

  • noun a particular kind of commercial enterprise
    field; line of business.
    • they are outstanding in their field

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industrial_enterprise

  • noun the development of industry on an extensive scale
    industrialization; industrialisation.

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meatman

  • noun a retailer of meat
    butcher.

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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treasury

  • noun the funds of a government or institution or individual
    exchequer.
  • noun the government department responsible for collecting and managing and spending public revenues

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impress

  • noun the act of coercing someone into government service
    impressment.
  • verb have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
    strike; affect; move.
    • This child impressed me as unusually mature
    • This behavior struck me as odd

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writing_system

  • noun a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols
    orthography.

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bond-trading_activity

  • noun trading in bonds (usually by a broker on the floor of an exchange)
    bond trading.

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dealings

  • noun social or verbal interchange (usually followed by `with')
    traffic.
  • noun mutual dealings or connections or communications among persons or groups
    relations.

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gould

  • noun United States paleontologist and popularizer of science (1941-2002)
    Stephen Jay Gould.
  • noun United States financier who gained control of the Erie Canal and who caused a financial panic in 1869 when he attempted to corner the gold market (1836-1892)
    Jay Gould.

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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scribble

  • noun poor handwriting
    scratch; scrawl; cacography.
  • noun an aimless drawing
    scrabble; doodle.

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mass_murder

  • noun the savage and excessive killing of many people
    butchery; massacre; carnage; slaughter.

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cursive_script

  • noun rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and are cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper
    longhand; cursive; running hand.

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account

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    story; chronicle; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • noun a short account of the news
    report; story; news report; write up.
    • the report of his speech
    • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
    • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

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graphic

  • noun an image that is generated by a computer
    computer graphic.
  • adjective satellite written or drawn or engraved
    graphical; in writing.
    • graphic symbols

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cap

  • noun a tight-fitting headdress
  • noun a top (as for a bottle)

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defrayment

  • noun the act of paying money
    defrayal; payment.

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infinitesimal

  • noun (mathematics) a variable that has zero as its limit
  • adjective satellite infinitely or immeasurably small
    minute.
    • two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm
    • reduced to a microscopic scale

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musical_notation

  • noun (music) notation used by musicians

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ferry

  • noun a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule
    ferryboat.
  • noun transport by boat or aircraft
    ferrying.

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electronic_computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; computer.

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endow

  • verb give qualities or abilities to
    endue; gift; invest; empower; indue.
  • verb furnish with an endowment
    dower.
    • When she got married, she got dowered

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fetch

  • noun the action of fetching
  • verb go or come after and bring or take back
    bring; convey; get.
    • Get me those books over there, please
    • Could you bring the wine?
    • The dog fetched the hat

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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agribusiness

  • noun a large-scale farming enterprise
    agriculture; factory farm.

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shark

  • noun any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
  • noun a person who is ruthless and greedy and dishonest

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tap

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    pat; rap.
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; rap.

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estate

  • noun everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
  • noun extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    land; demesne; landed estate; acres.
    • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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calculation

  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    computation; computing.
  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    figuring; reckoning; computation.

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hot_issue

  • noun newly issued stock that is in great public demand
    hot stock.

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chip

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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promotional

  • adjective of or relating to serving as publicity
    • promotional fares
  • adjective of or relating to advancement
    • promotional exams

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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transferral

  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    transfer; conveyance; transportation; transport.

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net_profit

  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    lucre; profit; earnings; net; profits; net income.

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shipping

  • noun the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
    transportation; transport.
  • noun conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
    merchant vessels; merchant marine; cargo ships.

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trucking

  • noun the activity of transporting goods by truck
    hauling; truckage.
  • verb convey (goods etc.) by truck
    truck.
    • truck fresh vegetables across the mountains

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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information

  • noun a message received and understood
    info.
  • noun knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

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soft_sell

  • noun suggestive or persuasive advertising

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daring

  • noun a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
    dare.
    • he could never refuse a dare
  • noun the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
    hardiness; boldness; hardihood.
    • the proposal required great boldness
    • the plan required great hardiness of heart

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boxing

  • noun fighting with the fists
    pugilism; fisticuffs.
  • noun the enclosure of something in a package or box
    packing.

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hot_stock

  • noun newly issued stock that is in great public demand
    hot issue.

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chemical

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical substance.
  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    chemic.
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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earnings

  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    net profit; lucre; profit; net; profits; net income.
  • noun something that remunerates
    wage; pay; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings

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patrimony

  • noun a church endowment
  • noun an inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture)
    birthright.

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rhodes

  • noun British colonial financier and statesman in South Africa; made a fortune in gold and diamond mining; helped colonize the territory now known as Zimbabwe; he endowed annual fellowships for British Commonwealth and United States students to study at Oxford University (1853-1902)
    Cecil Rhodes; Cecil John Rhodes; Cecil J. Rhodes.
  • noun a Greek island in the southeast Aegean Sea 10 miles off the Turkish coast; the largest of the Dodecanese; it was colonized before 1000 BC by Dorians from Argos; site of the Colossus of Rhodes
    Rodhos.

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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husbandry

  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    farming; agriculture.

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stock

  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    inventory.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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slave_trade

  • noun traffic in slaves; especially in Black Africans transported to America in the 16th to 19th centuries
    slave traffic.

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product

  • noun commodities offered for sale
    ware; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • noun an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    production.
    • they improve their product every year
    • they export most of their agricultural production

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massacre

  • noun the savage and excessive killing of many people
    butchery; carnage; mass murder; slaughter.
  • verb kill a large number of people indiscriminately
    mow down; slaughter.
    • The Hutus massacred the Tutsis in Rwanda

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publiciser

  • noun someone who publicizes
    publicizer; publicist.

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farm

  • noun workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit
    • it takes several people to work the farm
  • verb be a farmer; work as a farmer
    • My son is farming in California

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sacrifice

  • noun the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
    forfeit; forfeiture.
  • noun personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective)

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typewriting

  • noun writing done with a typewriter
    typing.
  • verb write by means of a keyboard with types
    typewrite; type.
    • type the acceptance letter, please

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hazard

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; risk.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    chance; fortune; luck.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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wherewithal

  • noun the necessary means (especially financial means)

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mesh

  • noun the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles
    • a 100 mesh screen
    • 100 mesh powdered cellulose
  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears

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running_hand

  • noun rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and are cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper
    longhand; cursive; cursive script.

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adventure

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    risky venture; escapade; dangerous undertaking.
  • verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; take a chance; hazard; take chances; chance; gamble; run a risk.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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high_finance

  • noun large and complex financial transactions (often used with the implication that those individuals or institutions who engage in them are unethical)

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hawk

  • noun diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
  • noun an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations
    war hawk.

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data

  • noun a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
    information.
    • statistical data
  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    data point; datum.

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slaughterer

  • noun a person who slaughters or dresses meat for market
    butcher.

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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purchase

  • noun the acquisition of something for payment
    • they closed the purchase with a handshake
  • noun something acquired by purchase

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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andrew_mellon

  • noun United States financier and philanthropist (1855-1937)
    Andrew William Mellon; Andrew W. Mellon; Mellon.

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capitalise

  • verb supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
    capitalize.
  • verb draw advantages from
    capitalize; take advantage.
    • he is capitalizing on her mistake
    • she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover

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hauling

  • noun the activity of transporting goods by truck
    truckage; trucking.
  • verb draw slowly or heavily
    haul; hale; drag; cart.
    • haul stones
    • haul nets

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e-commerce

  • noun commerce conducted electronically (as on the internet)

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switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    electric switch; electrical switch.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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andrew_william_mellon

  • noun United States financier and philanthropist (1855-1937)
    Andrew W. Mellon; Mellon; Andrew Mellon.

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deposit

  • noun the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    sedimentation; alluviation.
  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    sediment.

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capitalist

  • noun a conservative advocate of capitalism
  • noun a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

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longhand

  • noun rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and are cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper
    cursive; cursive script; running hand.
  • adjective satellite having words written out in full by hand
    • longhand writing

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venturesomeness

  • noun the trait of being adventurous
    adventurousness.

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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stock_of_record

  • noun stock held by stockholders of record on a given date

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refund

  • noun money returned to a payer
  • noun the act of returning money received previously
    repayment.

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publishing_house

  • noun a firm in the publishing business
    publisher; publishing company; publishing firm.

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city_man

  • noun a financier who works in one of the banks in the City of London

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producer

  • noun someone who manufactures something
    manufacturer.
  • noun someone who finds financing for and supervises the making and presentation of a show (play or film or program or similar work)

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nonpayment

  • noun act of failing to meet a financial obligation
    default; nonremittal.
  • noun loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid
    default; nonremittal.

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profits

  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    net profit; lucre; profit; earnings; net; net income.
  • noun something won (especially money)
    win; winnings.

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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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jerry

  • noun offensive term for a person of German descent
    Boche; Hun; Krauthead; Kraut.

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brail

  • noun a small net used to draw fish into a boat
  • noun a small rope (one of several) used to draw a sail in

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pitch

  • noun the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    delivery.

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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developer

  • noun someone who develops real estate (especially someone who prepares a site for residential or commercial use)
  • noun photographic equipment consisting of a chemical solution for developing film

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dutch_auction

  • noun a method of selling in which the price is reduced until a buyer is found

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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blue-chip_stock

  • noun a common stock of a nationally known company whose value and dividends are reliable; typically have high price and low yield
    blue chip.
    • blue chips are usually safe investments

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remainder

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; rest; balance.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor

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render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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writing

  • noun the act of creating written works
    authorship; penning; composition.
    • writing was a form of therapy for him
    • it was a matter of disputed authorship
  • noun the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)
    written material; piece of writing.
    • the writing in her novels is excellent
    • that editorial was a fine piece of writing

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production

  • noun the act or process of producing something
    • Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous
    • the production of white blood cells
  • noun a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
    • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

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publication

  • noun a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
  • noun the act of issuing printed materials
    issue.

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penmanship

  • noun beautiful handwriting
    chirography; calligraphy.

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release

  • noun merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    • a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    liberation; freeing.

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tachygraphy

  • noun a method of writing rapidly
    shorthand; stenography.

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venture

  • noun any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
  • noun an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
    speculation.
    • he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it

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undercut

  • noun the material removed by a cut made underneath
  • noun the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column
    tenderloin.

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nought

  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; cipher; cypher.

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finance

  • noun the commercial activity of providing funds and capital
  • noun the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets

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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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wire

  • noun ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
  • noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
    conducting wire.

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customer's_broker

  • noun someone in charge of a client's account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business
    customer's man; account executive; account representative; registered representative.

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hale

  • verb to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
    coerce; force; squeeze; pressure.
    • He squeezed her for information
  • noun a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
    Nathan Hale.

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drilling

  • noun the act of drilling
    boring.
  • noun the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
    oil production; boring.

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flotation

  • noun the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking)
    floatation.
  • noun financing a commercial enterprise by bond or stock shares
    floatation.

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reckoning

  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    calculation; figuring; computation.
  • noun a bill for an amount due
    tally.

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investor

  • noun someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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intaglio_printing

  • noun a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print
    intaglio; gravure.

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transmitter

  • noun someone who transmits a message
    sender.
    • return to sender
  • noun any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease
    vector.
    • mosquitos are vectors of malaria and yellow fever
    • fleas are vectors of the plague
    • aphids are transmitters of plant diseases
    • when medical scientists talk about vectors they are usually talking about insects

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meat

  • noun the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    kernel.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell

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single-spacing

  • noun typing that does not leave lines blank

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rendering

  • noun a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    rendition.
    • they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    rendition; interpretation; interpreting.
    • the edict was subject to many interpretations
    • he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
    • often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

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undertaking

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    project; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun the trade of a funeral director

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classified

  • noun a short ad in a newspaper or magazine (usually in small print) and appearing along with other ads of the same type
    classified ad; classified advertisement.
  • verb arrange or order by classes or categories
    sort; separate; assort; sort out; class; classify.
    • How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?

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ipo

  • noun a corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public
    initial public offering; initial offering.

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endangerment

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    jeopardy; peril; risk; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard

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scollop

  • noun edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
    scallop; escallop.
  • noun thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
    escallop; cutlet; scallop.

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repayment

  • noun the act of returning money received previously
    refund.
  • noun payment of a debt or obligation
    quittance.

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publishing_company

  • noun a firm in the publishing business
    publisher; publishing house; publishing firm.

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importation

  • noun the commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country
    importing.
  • noun commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
    import.

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cursive

  • noun rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and are cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper
    longhand; cursive script; running hand.
  • adjective satellite having successive letter joined together
    • cursive script

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quarter

  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; fourth.
    • a quarter of a pound
  • noun a district of a city having some distinguishing character
    • the Latin Quarter

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shareholder

  • noun someone who holds shares of stock in a corporation
    shareowner; stockholder.

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seed_money

  • noun capital needed to set up a new business or enterprise

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bond

  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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fisc

  • noun a state treasury or exchequer or a royal treasury; originally the public treasury of Rome or the emperor's private purse

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generation

  • noun all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
    coevals; contemporaries.
  • noun group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent

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dumping

  • noun selling goods abroad at a price below that charged in the domestic market
  • verb throw away as refuse
    dump.
    • No dumping in these woods!

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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idea

  • noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
    thought.
    • it was not a good idea
    • the thought never entered my mind
  • noun your intention; what you intend to do
    mind.
    • he had in mind to see his old teacher
    • the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces

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depositor

  • noun a person who has deposited money in a bank or similar institution

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bernard_baruch

  • noun economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
    Bernard Mannes Baruch; Baruch.

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trading

  • noun buying or selling securities or commodities
  • verb engage in the trade of
    merchandise; trade.
    • he is merchandising telephone sets

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fair_trade

  • noun trade that satisfies certain criteria on the supply chain of the goods involved, usually including fair payment for producers; often with other social and environmental considerations
  • noun trade that is conducted legally

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direct_marketing

  • noun marketing via a promotion delivered directly to the individual prospective customer

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agriculture

  • noun a large-scale farming enterprise
    agribusiness; factory farm.
  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    farming; husbandry.

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funding

  • noun financial resources provided to make some project possible
    backing; support; financial support; financial backing.
    • the foundation provided support for the experiment
  • noun the act of financing
    financing.

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profit

  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    net profit; lucre; earnings; net; profits; net income.
  • noun the advantageous quality of being beneficial
    gain.

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computing_machine

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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telemarketing

  • noun the use of the telephone as an interactive medium for promotion and sales
    telecommerce; teleselling.

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factory

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    mill; manufactory; manufacturing plant.

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growth_stock

  • noun stock of a corporation that has had faster than average gains in earnings and is expected to continue to

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spacing

  • noun the time between occurrences of a repeating event
    • some women do not control the spacing of their children
  • noun the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them
    spatial arrangement.

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shambles

  • noun a condition of great disorder
  • noun a building where animals are butchered
    butchery; abattoir; slaughterhouse.

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shipment

  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; cargo; lading; loading; consignment; freight; payload.
  • noun the act of sending off something
    despatch; dispatch.

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exporting

  • noun the commercial activity of selling and shipping goods to a foreign country
    exportation.
  • verb sell or transfer abroad
    export.
    • we export less than we import and have a negative trade balance

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print

  • noun the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication
    • I want to see it in print
  • noun a picture or design printed from an engraving

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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issue

  • noun an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
    • the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    • politicians never discuss the real issues
  • noun one of a series published periodically
    number.
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

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computing_device

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; electronic computer; computer.

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intaglio

  • noun a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print
    gravure; intaglio printing.
  • noun glyptic art consisting of a sunken or depressed engraving or carving on a stone or gem (as opposed to cameo)
    diaglyph.

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merchandising

  • noun the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
    marketing; selling.
  • verb engage in the trade of
    merchandise; trade.
    • he is merchandising telephone sets

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interchange

  • noun a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
  • noun mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)
    reciprocation; give-and-take.

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rail

  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    railing.
  • noun short for railway
    • he traveled by rail
    • he was concerned with rail safety

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contrarian

  • noun an investor who deliberately decides to go against the prevailing wisdom of other investors

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cart

  • noun a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal
  • noun wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
    handcart; go-cart; pushcart.
    • he used a handcart to carry the rocks away
    • their pushcart was piled high with groceries

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cornelius_vanderbilt

  • noun United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)
    Vanderbilt; Commodore Vanderbilt.

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slave_traffic

  • noun traffic in slaves; especially in Black Africans transported to America in the 16th to 19th centuries
    slave trade.

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net_income

  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    net profit; lucre; profit; earnings; net; profits.

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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swop

  • noun an equal exchange
    swap; barter; trade.
    • we had no money so we had to live by barter
  • verb exchange or give (something) in exchange for
    switch; swap; trade.

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bernard_mannes_baruch

  • noun economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
    Bernard Baruch; Baruch.

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real-estate_business

  • noun the business of selling real estate

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leverage

  • noun the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever
    purchase.
  • noun strategic advantage; power to act effectively
    • relatively small groups can sometimes exert immense political leverage

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shipper

  • noun someone who ships goods
  • noun a company in the business of shipping freight

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customer's_man

  • noun someone in charge of a client's account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business
    customer's broker; account executive; account representative; registered representative.

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black_marketeer

  • noun someone who engages illegally in trade in scarce or controlled commodities
  • verb deal on the black market

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running

  • noun (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
    run; running play; running game.
    • the defensive line braced to stop the run
    • the coach put great emphasis on running
  • noun the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
    run.
    • he broke into a run
    • his daily run keeps him fit

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syndication

  • noun organizing into or administering as a syndicate
  • noun selling (an article or cartoon) for publication in many magazines or newspapers at the same time
    • he received a comfortable income from the syndication of his work

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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audacity

  • noun fearless daring
    temerity; audaciousness.
  • noun aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery
    audaciousness.
    • he had the audacity to question my decision

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produce

  • noun fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
    green goods; garden truck; green groceries.
  • verb bring forth or yield
    bring forth.
    • The tree would not produce fruit

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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circuit

  • noun an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
    electrical circuit; electric circuit.
  • noun a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
    tour.
    • they took an extended tour of Europe
    • we took a quick circuit of the park
    • a ten-day coach circuit of the island

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transfer

  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    conveyance; transportation; transport; transferral.
  • noun someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another
    transferee.
    • the best student was a transfer from LSU

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rotogravure

  • noun printing by transferring an image from a photogravure plate to a cylinder in a rotary press
  • noun printed material (text and pictures) produced by an intaglio printing process in a rotary press

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promotion

  • noun a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
    promotional material; packaging; publicity.
    • the packaging of new ideas
  • noun act of raising in rank or position

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retail

  • noun the selling of goods to consumers; usually in small quantities and not for resale
  • verb be sold at the retail level
    • These gems retail at thousands of dollars each

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control_stock

  • noun shares owned by shareholders who have a controlling interest

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feed

  • noun food for domestic livestock
    provender.
  • verb provide as food
    • Feed the guests the nuts

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rubberneck

  • noun a tourist who is visiting sights of interest
    tripper; excursionist; sightseer.
  • noun a person who stares inquisitively
    rubbernecker.

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industrial

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  • adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation

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moneymaker

  • noun someone who is successful in accumulating wealth
  • noun a project that generates a continuous flow of money
    cash cow; money-spinner.

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remuneration

  • noun something that remunerates
    wage; pay; earnings; salary.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • noun the act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for losses
    • adequate remuneration for his work

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cartage

  • noun the work of taking something away in a cart or truck and disposing of it
    carting.

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coding

  • noun act of writing in code or cipher
    steganography; cryptography; secret writing.
  • verb attach a code to
    code.
    • Code the pieces with numbers so that you can identify them later

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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owned

  • adjective having an owner; often used in combination
    • state-owned railways
  • verb have ownership or possession of
    own; have; possess.
    • He owns three houses in Florida
    • How many cars does she have?

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offset_printing

  • noun a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
    offset.

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capitalisation

  • noun writing in capital letters
    capitalization.
  • noun an estimation of the value of a business
    capitalization.

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message

  • noun a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled
    • he sent a three-word message
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    content; substance; subject matter.

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wager

  • noun the act of gambling
    bet.
    • he did it on a bet
  • noun the money risked on a gamble
    stake; bet; stakes.

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electronic

  • adjective of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons
    • electronic devices
  • adjective of or concerned with electrons
    • electronic energy

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payload

  • noun the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
    load; warhead.
  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; cargo; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; freight.

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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guess

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    conjecture; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.
  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guesswork; dead reckoning; shot; guessing.

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black_market

  • noun people who engage in illicit trade
  • noun an illegal market in which goods or currencies are bought and sold in violation of rationing or controls

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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publishing_firm

  • noun a firm in the publishing business
    publisher; publishing house; publishing company.

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script

  • noun a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
    playscript; book.
  • noun something written by hand
    handwriting; hand.
    • she recognized his handwriting
    • his hand was illegible

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capitalize

  • verb draw advantages from
    take advantage; capitalise.
    • he is capitalizing on her mistake
    • she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover
  • verb supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
    capitalise.

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bargainer

  • noun someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
    trader; monger; dealer.
  • noun negotiator of the terms of a transaction
    • he is a hard bargainer

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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construct

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    concept; conception.
  • verb make by combining materials and parts
    make; build.
    • this little pig made his house out of straw
    • Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

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advertizement

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    ad; advert; advertising; advertisement; advertizing.

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dealing

  • noun method or manner of conduct in relation to others
    • honest dealing
  • noun the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)
    transaction; dealings.
    • no transactions are possible without him
    • he has always been honest is his dealings with me

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corpus

  • noun capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
    principal sum; principal.
  • noun a collection of writings
    • he edited the Hemingway corpus

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farming

  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    agriculture; husbandry.
  • noun agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
    land.
    • farming is a strenuous life
    • there's no work on the land any more

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store

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    shop.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun a supply of something available for future use
    fund; stock.
    • he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

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majuscular

  • adjective satellite of the nature of a majuscule or written in majuscules

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shareowner

  • noun someone who holds shares of stock in a corporation
    shareholder; stockholder.

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murder

  • noun unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
    slaying; execution.
  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    off; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

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quarry

  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; prey; target.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt
  • noun a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
    stone pit; pit.
    • a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'

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piscary

  • noun a workplace where fish are caught and processed and sold
    fishery.

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overcapitalisation

  • noun (business) too much capitalization (the sale of more stock than the business warrants)
    overcapitalization.

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j._p._morgan

  • noun United States financier and philanthropist (1837-1913)
    John Pierpont Morgan; Morgan.

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broadcast

  • noun message that is transmitted by radio or television
  • noun a radio or television show
    program; programme.
    • did you see his program last night?

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channelisation

  • noun management through specified channels of communication
    canalization; canalisation; channelization.

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overdrive

  • noun the state of high or excessive activity or productivity or concentration
    • Troops are ready to go into overdrive as soon as the signal is given
    • Melissa's brain was in overdrive
  • noun a high gear used at high speeds to maintain the driving speed with less output power

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chemical_notation

  • noun a notation used by chemists to express technical facts in chemistry

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copy

  • noun a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
    transcript.
  • noun a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
    • she made a copy of the designer dress
    • the clone was a copy of its ancestor

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ecotourism

  • noun tourism to exotic or threatened ecosystems to observe wildlife or to help preserve nature

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carnage

  • noun the savage and excessive killing of many people
    butchery; massacre; mass murder; slaughter.

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agriculturist

  • noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    agriculturalist; cultivator; raiser; grower.

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financing

  • noun the act of financing
    funding.
  • verb obtain or provide money for
    finance.
    • Can we finance the addition to our home?

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bondholder

  • noun a holder of bonds issued by a government or corporation

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outlay

  • noun the act of spending or disbursing money
    spending; disbursement; disbursal.
  • noun money paid out; an amount spent
    spending; outgo; expenditure.

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boring

  • noun the act of drilling
    drilling.
  • noun the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
    oil production; drilling.

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dower

  • noun money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage
    portion; dowery; dowry.
  • noun a life estate to which a wife is entitled on the death of her husband

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typography

  • noun the craft of composing type and printing from it
  • noun art and technique of printing with movable type
    composition.

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project

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking
    projection.

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computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer.
  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; figurer; reckoner.

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john_pierpont_morgan

  • noun United States financier and philanthropist (1837-1913)
    J. P. Morgan; Morgan.

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uppercase

  • noun one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters"
    capital letter; upper-case letter; majuscule; capital.
    • printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases
  • adjective relating to capital letters which were kept in the top half of a compositor's type case; X and Y and Z etc"
    • uppercase letters

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selling

  • noun the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
    marketing; merchandising.
  • verb exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
    sell.
    • He sold his house in January
    • She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit

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transferrer

  • noun someone who transfers something
    transferer.

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excursionist

  • noun a tourist who is visiting sights of interest
    tripper; rubberneck; sightseer.

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bet

  • noun the money risked on a gamble
    wager; stake; stakes.
  • noun the act of gambling
    wager.
    • he did it on a bet

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risky

  • adjective satellite involving risk or danger
    wild; hazardous.
    • skydiving is a hazardous sport
    • extremely risky going out in the tide and fog
    • a wild financial scheme
  • adjective satellite not financially safe or secure
    speculative; bad; high-risk.
    • a bad investment
    • high risk investments
    • anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky
    • speculative business enterprises

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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transmittal

  • noun the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    transmission; transmitting.

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data_processor

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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stowing

  • noun the act of packing or storing away
    stowage.
  • verb fill by packing tightly
    stow.
    • stow the cart

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promotional_material

  • noun a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
    packaging; promotion; publicity.
    • the packaging of new ideas

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water_development

  • noun making an area of water more useful
    water program; water project.

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mine

  • noun excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
  • noun explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel

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spelling

  • noun forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage
  • verb orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of
    spell out; spell.
    • How do you spell this word?" "We had to spell out our names for the police officer

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philistinism

  • noun a desire for wealth and material possessions with little interest in ethical or spiritual matters
    materialism.

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treasury_shares

  • noun stock that has been bought back by the issuing corporation and is available for retirement or resale; it is issued but not outstanding; it cannot vote and pays no dividends
    reacquired stock; treasury stock.

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hieroglyphic

  • noun writing that resembles hieroglyphics (usually by being illegible)
    hieroglyph.
  • noun a writing system using picture symbols; used in ancient Egypt
    hieroglyph.

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financier

  • noun a person skilled in large scale financial transactions
    moneyman.
  • verb conduct financial operations, often in an unethical manner

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oil_production

  • noun the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
    boring; drilling.

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short_sale

  • noun sale of securities or commodity futures not owned by the seller (who hopes to buy them back later at a lower price)
    short selling.

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sell

  • noun the activity of persuading someone to buy
    • it was a hard sell
  • verb exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
    • He sold his house in January
    • She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit

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affairs

  • noun matters of personal concern
    personal business; personal matters.
    • get his affairs in order
  • noun transactions of professional or public interest
    • news of current affairs
    • great affairs of state

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conversion

  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    transition; changeover.
  • noun a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"

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angle

  • noun the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
  • noun a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    slant.

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evasion

  • noun a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
    equivocation.
  • noun the deliberate act of failing to pay money
    nonpayment.
    • his evasion of all his creditors
    • he was indicted for nonpayment

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sportfishing

  • noun the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
    fishing.

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storage

  • noun the act of storing something
  • noun a depository for goods
    entrepot; depot; store; storehouse.
    • storehouses were built close to the docks

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transference

  • noun (psychoanalysis) the process whereby emotions are passed on or displaced from one person to another; during psychoanalysis the displacement of feelings toward others (usually the parents) is onto the analyst
  • noun transferring ownership
    transfer.

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auctioneer

  • noun an agent who conducts an auction
  • verb sell at an auction
    auction; auction off.

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build

  • noun constitution of the human body
    body-build; physique; habitus.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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touch_system

  • noun typewriting in which the fingers are trained to hit particular keys; typist can read and type at the same time
    touch typing.

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truck

  • noun an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
    motortruck.
  • noun a handcart that has a frame with two low wheels and a ledge at the bottom and handles at the top; used to move crates or other heavy objects
    hand truck.

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smuggling

  • noun secretly importing prohibited goods or goods on which duty is due
  • verb import or export without paying customs duties
    smuggle.
    • She smuggled cigarettes across the border

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channel

  • noun a path over which electrical signals can pass
    transmission channel.
    • a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company
  • noun a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through
    • the fields were crossed with irrigation channels
    • gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street

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calculus

  • noun a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body
    concretion.
    • renal calculi can be very painful
  • noun an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
    tophus; tartar.

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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printer

  • noun someone whose occupation is printing
    pressman.
  • noun (computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing

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capitalization

  • noun writing in capital letters
    capitalisation.
  • noun an estimation of the value of a business
    capitalisation.

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business_deal

  • noun a particular instance of buying or selling
    deal; trade.
    • it was a package deal
    • I had no further trade with him
    • he's a master of the business deal

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transferer

  • noun someone who transfers something
    transferrer.

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stenography

  • noun a method of writing rapidly
    shorthand; tachygraphy.
  • noun the act or art of writing in shorthand
    • stenography is no longer a marketable skill

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cipher

  • noun a message written in a secret code
    cypher.
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; nought; cypher.

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consignment

  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; cargo; lading; shipment; loading; freight; payload.
  • noun the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
    committal; commitment.

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stephen_girard

  • noun United States financier (born in France) who helped finance the War of 1812 (1750-1831)
    Girard.

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letter

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    missive.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor
  • noun the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
    alphabetic character; letter of the alphabet.
    • his grandmother taught him his letters

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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evaluator

  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    judge.

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diamond_jim_brady

  • noun United States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle (1856-1917)
    James Buchanan Brady; Brady; Diamond Jim.

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prostitute

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.
  • verb sell one's body; exchange sex for money

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value

  • noun a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
    • the value assigned was 16 milliseconds
  • noun the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
    • the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world

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freightage

  • noun the charge for transporting something by common carrier
    freight rate; freight.
    • we pay the freight
    • the freight rate is usually cheaper
  • noun transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
    freight.

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ballyhoo

  • noun blatant or sensational promotion
    hype; plug; hoopla.
  • verb advertize noisily or blatantly

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treasury_stock

  • noun stock that has been bought back by the issuing corporation and is available for retirement or resale; it is issued but not outstanding; it cannot vote and pays no dividends
    treasury shares; reacquired stock.

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clear

  • noun the state of being free of suspicion
    • investigation showed that he was in the clear
  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    open.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open

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sale

  • noun a particular instance of selling
    • he has just made his first sale
    • they had to complete the sale before the banks closed
  • noun the general activity of selling
    • they tried to boost sales
    • laws limit the sale of handguns

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treaty

  • noun a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
    pact; accord.

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divestiture

  • noun an order to an offending party to rid itself of property; it has the purpose of depriving the defendant of the gains of wrongful behavior
    • the court found divestiture to be necessary in preventing a monopoly
  • noun the sale by a company of a product line or a subsidiary or a division

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ordinary_shares

  • noun stock other than preferred stock; entitles the owner to a share of the corporation's profits and a share of the voting power in shareholder elections
    common stock; common shares.
    • over 40 million Americans invest in common stocks

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enterprise

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun an organization created for business ventures
    • a growing enterprise must have a bold leader

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businessman

  • noun a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
    man of affairs.

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voting

  • noun a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative
    vote; ballot; balloting.
    • there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion
    • they allowed just one vote per person
  • verb express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote
    vote.
    • He voted for the motion
    • None of the Democrats voted last night

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bulletin

  • noun a brief report (especially an official statement issued for immediate publication or broadcast)
  • verb make public by bulletin

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dot

  • noun a very small circular shape
    point.
    • a row of points
    • draw lines between the dots
  • noun the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
    Department of Transportation; Transportation.

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sail

  • noun a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    canvass; canvas; sheet.
  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    cruise.

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bait

  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; lure; sweetener; hook.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    decoy; lure.

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barter

  • noun an equal exchange
    swop; swap; trade.
    • we had no money so we had to live by barter
  • verb exchange goods without involving money

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capital_stock

  • noun the maximum number of shares authorized under the terms of a corporation's articles of incorporation
    authorized stock; authorized shares.
  • noun the book value of the outstanding shares of a corporation

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scrawl

  • noun poor handwriting
    scratch; scribble; cacography.
  • verb write carelessly
    scribble.

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amortisation

  • noun the reduction of the value of an asset by prorating its cost over a period of years
    amortization.
  • noun payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers
    amortization.

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overutilization

  • noun exploitation to the point of diminishing returns
    overuse; overexploitation; overutilisation.

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supposition

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; conjecture; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.
  • noun a hypothesis that is taken for granted
    supposal; assumption.
    • any society is built upon certain assumptions

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telephone_order

  • noun receiving orders via telephone

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gauge

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    gage.
  • noun accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
    standard of measurement.

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freight

  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; cargo; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; payload.
  • noun transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
    freightage.

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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endowment

  • noun natural abilities or qualities
    talent; natural endowment; gift.
  • noun the capital that provides income for an institution
    endowment fund.

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circularisation

  • noun circulating printed notices as a means of advertising
    circularization.

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foreign_exchange

  • noun the system by which one currency is exchanged for another; enables international transactions to take place

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headline

  • noun the heading or caption of a newspaper article
    newspaper headline.
  • verb publicize widely or highly, as if with a headline

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holder

  • noun a holding device
    • a towel holder
    • a cigarette holder
    • an umbrella holder
  • noun a person who holds something
    • they held two hostages
    • he holds the trophy
    • she holds a United States passport

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profiteer

  • noun someone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply)
  • verb make an unreasonable profit, as on the sale of difficult to obtain goods

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venture_capitalist

  • noun a speculator who makes money available for innovative projects (especially in high technology)

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transmitting

  • noun the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    transmission; transmittal.
  • verb transfer to another
    transmit; communicate; convey.
    • communicate a disease

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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upper-case_letter

  • noun one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters"
    uppercase; capital letter; majuscule; capital.
    • printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases

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factor

  • noun anything that contributes causally to a result
    • a number of factors determined the outcome
  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; component; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

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tax_evasion

  • noun the deliberate failure to pay taxes (usually by making a false report)

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planography

  • noun the process of printing from a surface on which the printing areas are not raised but are ink-receptive (as opposed to ink repellent)
    planographic printing.

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no-par-value_stock

  • noun stock with no par value specified in the corporate charter or on the stock certificate
    no-par stock.

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inferior

  • noun one of lesser rank or station or quality
  • noun a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character
    subscript.

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grocery_store

  • noun a marketplace where groceries are sold
    grocery; food market; market.
    • the grocery store included a meat market

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prevarication

  • noun a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
    lie.
  • noun intentionally vague or ambiguous
    equivocation; evasiveness.

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publicity

  • noun a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
    promotional material; packaging; promotion.
    • the packaging of new ideas
  • noun the quality of being open to public view
    • the publicity of the court room

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notation

  • noun a technical system of symbols used to represent special things
    notational system.
  • noun a comment or instruction (usually added)
    note; annotation.
    • his notes were appended at the end of the article
    • he added a short notation to the address on the envelope

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cottage_industry

  • noun small-scale industry that can be carried on at home by family members using their own equipment

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averell_harriman

  • noun United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
    William Averell Harriman; Harriman.

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express

  • noun mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
    express mail.
  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    limited.
    • he caught the express to New York

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grocery

  • noun a marketplace where groceries are sold
    food market; market; grocery store.
    • the grocery store included a meat market
  • noun (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer
    foodstuff.

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bear

  • noun massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

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beam

  • noun a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather
    radio beam.
  • noun long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

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floatation

  • noun the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking)
    flotation.
  • noun financing a commercial enterprise by bond or stock shares
    flotation.

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tribute

  • noun something given or done as an expression of esteem
    testimonial.
  • noun payment by one nation for protection by another

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trade

  • noun the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
    • Venice was an important center of trade with the East
    • they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade
  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    craft.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice

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risky_venture

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    escapade; adventure; dangerous undertaking.

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merchandise

  • noun commodities offered for sale
    product; ware.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • verb engage in the trade of
    trade.
    • he is merchandising telephone sets

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resolve

  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; firmness of purpose; resolution; firmness.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work
  • noun a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    resolution; declaration.

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hieroglyph

  • noun writing that resembles hieroglyphics (usually by being illegible)
    hieroglyphic.
  • noun a writing system using picture symbols; used in ancient Egypt
    hieroglyphic.

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exportation

  • noun commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country
    export.
  • noun the commercial activity of selling and shipping goods to a foreign country
    exporting.

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covering

  • noun a natural object that covers or envelops
    cover; natural covering.
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover
  • noun an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

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haym_salomon

  • noun American financier and American Revolutionary War patriot who helped fund the army during the American Revolution (1740?-1785)
    Salomon.

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william_averell_harriman

  • noun United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
    Averell Harriman; Harriman.

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yield

  • noun production of a certain amount
    output.
  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; takings; take; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%

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commercialization

  • noun the act of commercializing something; involving something in commerce
    commercialisation.
    • my father considered the commercialization of Christmas to be a sacrilege
    • the government tried to accelerate the commercialization of this development
    • both companies will retain control over the commercialization of their own products

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banking

  • noun engaging in the business of keeping money for savings and checking accounts or for exchange or for issuing loans and credit etc.
  • noun transacting business with a bank; depositing or withdrawing funds or requesting a loan etc.

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dowery

  • noun money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage
    portion; dowry; dower.

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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commodore_vanderbilt

  • noun United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)
    Cornelius Vanderbilt; Vanderbilt.

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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hype

  • noun blatant or sensational promotion
    plug; hoopla; ballyhoo.
  • verb publicize in an exaggerated and often misleading manner

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monger

  • noun someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
    trader; bargainer; dealer.
  • verb sell or offer for sale from place to place
    vend; pitch; peddle; hawk; huckster.

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air_transport

  • noun transportation by air
    air transportation.

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cecil_john_rhodes

  • noun British colonial financier and statesman in South Africa; made a fortune in gold and diamond mining; helped colonize the territory now known as Zimbabwe; he endowed annual fellowships for British Commonwealth and United States students to study at Oxford University (1853-1902)
    Rhodes; Cecil Rhodes; Cecil J. Rhodes.

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dump

  • noun a coarse term for defecation
    shit.
    • he took a shit
  • noun a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
    trash dump; rubbish dump; dumpsite; wasteyard; waste-yard; garbage dump.

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packer

  • noun a workman employed to pack things into containers
    boxer; bagger.
  • noun a wholesaler in the meat-packing business
    meat packer.

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authorized_shares

  • noun the maximum number of shares authorized under the terms of a corporation's articles of incorporation
    authorized stock; capital stock.

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packet

  • noun a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
    parcel; bundle; package.
  • noun (computer science) a message or message fragment

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initial_offering

  • noun a corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public
    initial public offering; IPO.

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businessperson

  • noun a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
    bourgeois.

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raiser

  • noun a bridge partner who increases the partner's bid
  • noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    agriculturalist; cultivator; grower; agriculturist.

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foreign_direct_investment

  • noun investing in United States businesses by foreign citizens (often involves stock ownership of the business)
  • noun a joint venture between a foreign company and a United States company

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despatch

  • noun an official report (usually sent in haste)
    dispatch; communique.
  • noun the property of being prompt and efficient
    expeditiousness; dispatch; expedition.
    • it was done with dispatch

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majuscule

  • noun one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters"
    uppercase; capital letter; upper-case letter; capital.
    • printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases
  • adjective of or relating to a style of writing characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters; 4th to 8th centuries

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voyage

  • noun an act of traveling by water
    ocean trip.
  • noun a journey to some distant place

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blue_chip

  • noun a common stock of a nationally known company whose value and dividends are reliable; typically have high price and low yield
    blue-chip stock.
    • blue chips are usually safe investments
  • noun a blue poker chip with the highest value

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capacity

  • noun capability to perform or produce
    • among his gifts is his capacity for true altruism
    • limited runway capacity
    • a great capacity for growth
  • noun the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
    capability.
    • the capability of a metal to be fused

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corporate_finance

  • noun the financial activities of corporation

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cumulative_preferred_stock

  • noun preferred stock whose dividends if omitted accumulate until paid out
    cumulative preferred.

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bootleg

  • noun whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash
    moonshine; corn liquor.
  • noun the part of a boot above the instep

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exploiter

  • noun a person who uses something or someone selfishly or unethically
    user.

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use

  • noun the act of using
    utilization; utilisation; usage; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers
  • noun what something is used for
    function; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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gazette

  • noun a newspaper or official journal
  • verb publish in a gazette

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import

  • noun commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
    importation.
  • noun an imported person brought from a foreign country
    importee.
    • the lead role was played by an import from Sweden
    • they are descendants of indentured importees

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commercial_enterprise

  • noun an enterprise connected with commerce
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    business; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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overexploitation

  • noun exploitation to the point of diminishing returns
    overuse; overutilization; overutilisation.

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advertizing

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    ad; advert; advertising; advertisement; advertizement.
  • verb make publicity for; try to sell (a product)
    push; advertise; promote; advertize.
    • The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model
    • The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops

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food_market

  • noun a marketplace where groceries are sold
    grocery; market; grocery store.
    • the grocery store included a meat market

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line_of_business

  • noun a particular kind of product or merchandise
    line of merchandise; product line; line of products; business line; line.
    • a nice line of shoes
  • noun a particular kind of commercial enterprise
    field; field of operation.
    • they are outstanding in their field

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newspaper_publisher

  • noun the proprietor of a newspaper
    publisher.
  • noun a business firm that publishes newspapers
    newspaper; paper.
    • Murdoch owns many newspapers

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cold_storage

  • noun in a state of abeyance or postponement
  • noun refrigerated storage for preservation

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bond_trading

  • noun trading in bonds (usually by a broker on the floor of an exchange)
    bond-trading activity.

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brewing

  • noun the production of malt beverages (as beer or ale) from malt and hops by grinding and boiling them and fermenting the result with yeast
  • verb prepare by brewing
    brew.
    • people have been brewing beer for thousands of years

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typing

  • noun writing done with a typewriter
    typewriting.
  • verb write by means of a keyboard with types
    typewrite; type.
    • type the acceptance letter, please

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discount_business

  • noun the business of selling merchandise at a discount

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carbon

  • noun an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
    C; atomic number 6.
  • noun a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon); used to transfer characters from the original to an under sheet of paper
    carbon paper.

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printing

  • noun text handwritten in the style of printed matter
  • noun the business of producing printed material for sale or distribution

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publicizer

  • noun someone who publicizes
    publicist; publiciser.

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trader

  • noun someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
    bargainer; monger; dealer.

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adventurer

  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    venturer.
  • noun someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
    explorer.

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drug

  • noun a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  • verb administer a drug to
    dose.
    • They drugged the kidnapped tourist

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foreign

  • adjective of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own)
    • foreign trade
    • a foreign office
  • adjective relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    strange.
    • foreign nations
    • a foreign accent
    • on business in a foreign city

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tour

  • noun a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
    circuit.
    • they took an extended tour of Europe
    • we took a quick circuit of the park
    • a ten-day coach circuit of the island
  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    go; turn; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work

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vendue

  • noun the public sale of something to the highest bidder
    auction; auction sale.

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commercial_message

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial.

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hypothesis

  • noun a proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    theory; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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contribution

  • noun the part played by a person in bringing about a result
    part; share.
    • I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project
    • they all did their share of the work
  • noun a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
    donation.

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estimation

  • noun a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
    estimate; appraisal.
  • noun the respect with which a person is held
    estimate.
    • they had a high estimation of his ability

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escapade

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    risky venture; adventure; dangerous undertaking.
  • noun any carefree episode
    lark.

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load

  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    loading; burden.
  • noun a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    loading.
    • the system broke down under excessive loads

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harriman

  • noun United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
    Averell Harriman; William Averell Harriman.
  • noun United States railway tycoon (1848-1909)
    E. H. Harriman; Edward Henry Harriman.

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jerry-building

  • noun construction of inferior buildings for a quick profit

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communication_channel

  • noun (often plural) a means of communication or access
    line; channel.
    • it must go through official channels
    • lines of communication were set up between the two firms

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no-par_stock

  • noun stock with no par value specified in the corporate charter or on the stock certificate
    no-par-value stock.

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loan

  • noun the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)
  • noun a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English
    loanword.

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water_program

  • noun making an area of water more useful
    water development; water project.

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vendition

  • noun the act of selling goods for a living
    vending; peddling; hawking.

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dispatch

  • noun an official report (usually sent in haste)
    despatch; communique.
  • noun the act of sending off something
    despatch; shipment.

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diamond_jim

  • noun United States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle (1856-1917)
    James Buchanan Brady; Diamond Jim Brady; Brady.

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packaging

  • noun the business of packing
    • his business is packaging for transport
  • noun a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
    promotional material; promotion; publicity.
    • the packaging of new ideas

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scallop

  • noun one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
    crenel; crenation; crenelle; crenature.
  • noun edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
    scollop; escallop.

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exploit

  • noun a notable achievement
    effort; feat.
    • he performed a great feat
    • the book was her finest effort
  • verb use or manipulate to one's advantage
    work.
    • He exploit the new taxation system
    • She knows how to work the system
    • he works his parents for sympathy

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notational_system

  • noun a technical system of symbols used to represent special things
    notation.

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guesstimate

  • noun an estimate that combines reasoning with guessing
    guestimate.
  • verb estimate based on a calculation

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overpayment

  • noun a payment larger than needed or expected
  • noun the act of paying too much

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lender

  • noun someone who lends money or gives credit in business matters
    loaner.

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andrew_w._mellon

  • noun United States financier and philanthropist (1855-1937)
    Andrew William Mellon; Mellon; Andrew Mellon.

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publishing

  • noun the business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution
    publication.
  • verb put into print
    print; publish.
    • The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce
    • These news should not be printed

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trafficker

  • noun someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
    vender; vendor; marketer; seller.

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pocketbook

  • noun your personal financial means
    • that car is too expensive for my pocketbook
  • noun a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money
    notecase; wallet; billfold.

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help

  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    aid; assistance; assist.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading
  • noun a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistant; helper; supporter.
    • my invaluable assistant
    • they hired additional help to finish the work

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preference_shares

  • noun stock whose holders are guaranteed priority in the payment of dividends but whose holders have no voting rights
    preferred shares; preferred stock.

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working_capital

  • noun assets available for use in the production of further assets
    capital.

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advert

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    ad; advertising; advertisement; advertizement; advertizing.
  • verb give heed (to)
    hang; give ear; attend; pay heed.
    • The children in the audience attended the recital quietly
    • She hung on his every word
    • They attended to everything he said

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hawking

  • noun the act of selling goods for a living
    vending; peddling; vendition.
  • noun English theoretical physicist (born in 1942)
    Stephen Hawking; Stephen William Hawking.

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judging

  • noun the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions
    judgement; judgment.
  • verb determine the result of (a competition)
    judge.

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moneymaking

  • noun the act of making money (and accumulating wealth)
  • adjective satellite producing a sizeable profit
    remunerative; lucrative.
    • a remunerative business

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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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investing

  • noun the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit
    investment.
  • verb make an investment
    put; invest; place; commit.
    • Put money into bonds

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mercantilism

  • noun an economic system (Europe in 18th century) to increase a nation's wealth by government regulation of all of the nation's commercial interests
    mercantile system.
  • noun transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
    commerce; commercialism.

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firm

  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    house; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house
  • verb become taut or tauter
    tauten.
    • Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly
    • the rope tautened

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channelization

  • noun management through specified channels of communication
    channelisation; canalization; canalisation.

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publisher

  • noun a firm in the publishing business
    publishing house; publishing company; publishing firm.
  • noun a person engaged in publishing periodicals or books or music

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butchery

  • noun a building where animals are butchered
    abattoir; shambles; slaughterhouse.
  • noun the business of a butcher
    butchering.

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quarter_stock

  • noun stock with a par value of $25/share

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great

  • noun a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
    • he is one of the greats of American music
  • adjective satellite relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
    • a great juicy steak
    • a great multitude
    • the great auk
    • a great old oak
    • a great ocean liner
    • a great delay

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enterpriser

  • noun someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it
    entrepreneur.

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fund

  • noun a reserve of money set aside for some purpose
    monetary fund.
  • noun a supply of something available for future use
    store; stock.
    • he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

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controller

  • noun someone who maintains and audits business accounts
    accountant; comptroller.
  • noun a person who directs and restrains
    restrainer.

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representative

  • noun a person who represents others
  • noun an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
    spokesperson; interpreter; voice.
    • the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government

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bull

  • noun uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
  • noun a large and strong and heavyset man
    strapper; bruiser; Samson.
    • he was a bull of a man
    • a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got

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calligraphy

  • noun beautiful handwriting
    chirography; penmanship.

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seed

  • noun a small hard fruit
  • noun a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

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land

  • noun the land on which real estate is located
    • he built the house on land leased from the city
  • noun material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
    soil; ground.
    • the land had never been plowed
    • good agricultural soil

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case

  • noun an occurrence of something
    instance; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    event.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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commerce

  • noun transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
    mercantilism; commercialism.
  • noun the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
    Commerce Department; Department of Commerce; DoC.

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cypher

  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; nought; cipher.
  • noun a quantity of no importance
    aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it

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private_treaty

  • noun a sale of property at a price agreed on by the seller and buyer without an intervening agency

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baruch

  • noun economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
    Bernard Baruch; Bernard Mannes Baruch.
  • noun a disciple of and secretary for the prophet Jeremiah

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overuse

  • noun exploitation to the point of diminishing returns
    overutilization; overexploitation; overutilisation.
  • verb make use of too often or too extensively
    overdrive.

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transmission_channel

  • noun a path over which electrical signals can pass
    channel.
    • a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company

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bill

  • noun a statute in draft before it becomes law
    measure.
    • they held a public hearing on the bill
  • noun an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
    account; invoice.
    • he paid his bill and left
    • send me an account of what I owe

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budget

  • noun a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose
    • the laboratory runs on a budget of a million a year
  • noun a summary of intended expenditures along with proposals for how to meet them
    • the president submitted the annual budget to Congress

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epithelial_duct

  • noun a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
    duct; canal; channel.
    • the tear duct was obstructed
    • the alimentary canal
    • poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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technical

  • noun a pickup truck with a gun mounted on it
  • noun (basketball) a foul that can be assessed on a player or a coach or a team for unsportsmanlike conduct; does not usually involve physical contact during play
    technical foul.

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conveyance

  • noun document effecting a property transfer
  • noun the transmission of information
    impartation; imparting.

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preferred_shares

  • noun stock whose holders are guaranteed priority in the payment of dividends but whose holders have no voting rights
    preference shares; preferred stock.

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process_printing

  • noun a method of printing colored reproductions from halftone plates

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home_banking

  • noun banking in which transactions are conducted by means of electronic communication (via telephone or computer)

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newspaper

  • noun a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements
    paper.
    • he read his newspaper at breakfast
  • noun a business firm that publishes newspapers
    paper; newspaper publisher.
    • Murdoch owns many newspapers

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handwriting

  • noun something written by hand
    script; hand.
    • she recognized his handwriting
    • his hand was illegible
  • noun the activity of writing by hand
    • handwriting can be slow and painful for one with arthritis

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water_project

  • noun making an area of water more useful
    water program; water development.

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huckster

  • noun a seller of shoddy goods
    cheap-jack.
  • noun a person who writes radio or tv advertisements

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supply

  • noun an amount of something available for use
  • noun offering goods and services for sale

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pyramid

  • noun a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  • noun (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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orthography

  • noun a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols
    writing system.

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calculator

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    estimator; computer; figurer; reckoner.
  • noun a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
    calculating machine.

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voting_stock

  • noun shares in a corporation that entitle the shareholder to voting and proxy rights

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adventurousness

  • noun the trait of being adventurous
    venturesomeness.

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overcapitalize

  • verb estimate the capital value of (a company) at an unreasonably or unlawfully high level
    overcapitalise.
  • verb overestimate the market value of
    overcapitalise.
    • overcapitalize a property

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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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program_trading

  • noun a trading technique involving large blocks of stock with trades triggered by computer programs

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jay_cooke

  • noun United States financier who marketed Union bonds to finance the American Civil War; the failure of his bank resulted in a financial panic in 1873 (1821-1905)
    Cooke.

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overcapitalise

  • verb estimate the capital value of (a company) at an unreasonably or unlawfully high level
    overcapitalize.
  • verb overestimate the market value of
    overcapitalize.
    • overcapitalize a property

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triple

  • noun a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base
    three-bagger; three-base hit.
  • noun a set of three similar things considered as a unit
    triad; trio; triplet.

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industrialisation

  • noun the development of industry on an extensive scale
    industrialization; industrial enterprise.

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serialisation

  • noun publication in serial form
    serialization.

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ransom

  • noun money demanded for the return of a captured person
    ransom money.
  • noun payment for the release of someone

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par

  • noun (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course
    • a par-5 hole
    • par for this course is 72
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equivalence; equality.
    • on a par with the best

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meat-packing_business

  • noun wholesale packaging of meat for future sale (including slaughtering and processing and distribution to retailers)
    meatpacking; meat packing.

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pay

  • noun something that remunerates
    wage; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
    • I paid four dollars for this sandwich
    • Pay the waitress, please

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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cumulative

  • adjective satellite increasing by successive addition
    accumulative.
    • the benefits are cumulative
    • the eventual accumulative effect of these substances

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narcotraffic

  • noun traffic in illegal drugs
    drug traffic; drug trafficking.

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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butcher

  • noun a retailer of meat
    meatman.
  • noun a brutal indiscriminate murderer

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surmisal

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; conjecture; supposition; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.

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figuring

  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    calculation; reckoning; computation.
  • verb judge to be probable
    calculate; figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

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retailing

  • noun the activities involved in selling commodities directly to consumers
  • verb be sold at the retail level
    retail.
    • These gems retail at thousands of dollars each

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underestimate

  • noun an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value
    underestimation; underreckoning; underrating.
  • verb assign too low a value to
    undervalue.
    • Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price

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circularization

  • noun circulating printed notices as a means of advertising
    circularisation.

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watered_stock

  • noun stock representing ownership of overvalued assets; stock of a corporation whose total worth is less than its invested capital

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surmise

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; conjecture; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation.
  • verb infer from incomplete evidence

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photogravure

  • noun printing from an intaglio plate prepared by photographic methods
  • noun an intaglio print produced by gravure
    heliogravure; gravure.

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composition

  • noun the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole
    composing.
    • harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art
  • noun the way in which someone or something is composed
    physical composition; make-up; makeup; constitution.

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figurer

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; computer; reckoner.

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development

  • noun act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining
    • he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency
    • they funded research and development
  • noun a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
    evolution.
    • the development of his ideas took many years
    • the evolution of Greek civilization
    • the slow development of her skill as a writer

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oil

  • noun a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  • noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
    oil color; oil colour.

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slave

  • noun a person who is owned by someone
  • noun someone who works as hard as a slave
    hard worker; striver.

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drug_traffic

  • noun traffic in illegal drugs
    narcotraffic; drug trafficking.

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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morris

  • noun United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902)
    Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris; Esther Morris.
  • noun English poet and craftsman (1834-1896)
    William Morris.

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fruit

  • noun the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
  • noun an amount of a product
    yield.

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user

  • noun a person who makes use of a thing; someone who uses or employs something
  • noun a person who uses something or someone selfishly or unethically
    exploiter.

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advertisement

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    ad; advert; advertising; advertizement; advertizing.

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amortization

  • noun the reduction of the value of an asset by prorating its cost over a period of years
    amortisation.
  • noun payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers
    amortisation.

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judgment

  • noun an opinion formed by judging something
    judgement; mind.
    • he was reluctant to make his judgment known
    • she changed her mind
  • noun the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event
    judgement; assessment.
    • they criticized my judgment of the contestants

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fabrication

  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fable; fiction.
  • noun writing in a fictional form
    fictionalization; fictionalisation.

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bourgeois

  • noun a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
    businessperson.
  • noun a member of the middle class
    burgher.

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booster

  • noun a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    champion; protagonist; admirer; supporter; friend.
    • all their supporters came out for the game
    • they are friends of the library
  • noun someone who is an active supporter and advocate
    plugger; promoter.

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investment_funds

  • noun money that is invested with an expectation of profit
    investment.

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no

  • noun a negative
    • his no was loud and clear
  • noun a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
    atomic number 102; nobelium.

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gresham

  • noun English financier (1519-1579)
    Sir Thomas Gresham.

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overwork

  • noun the act of working too much or too long
    overworking.
    • he became ill from overwork
  • verb use too much
    • This play has been overworked

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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boustrophedon

  • noun an ancient writing system: having alternate lines written in opposite directions; literally `as the ox ploughs'

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relief

  • noun the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
    assuagement; alleviation.
    • as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief
  • noun the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)
    ease.
    • he enjoyed his relief from responsibility
    • getting it off his conscience gave him some ease

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telephone

  • noun electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
    telephone set; phone.
    • I talked to him on the telephone
  • noun transmitting speech at a distance
    telephony.

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traffic

  • noun the aggregation of things (pedestrians or vehicles) coming and going in a particular locality during a specified period of time
  • noun buying and selling; especially illicit trade

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james_buchanan_brady

  • noun United States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle (1856-1917)
    Diamond Jim Brady; Brady; Diamond Jim.

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cecil_rhodes

  • noun British colonial financier and statesman in South Africa; made a fortune in gold and diamond mining; helped colonize the territory now known as Zimbabwe; he endowed annual fellowships for British Commonwealth and United States students to study at Oxford University (1853-1902)
    Rhodes; Cecil John Rhodes; Cecil J. Rhodes.

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corporate

  • adjective of or belonging to a corporation
    • corporate rates
    • corporate structure
  • adjective satellite possessing or existing in bodily form
    corporal; bodied; incarnate; embodied.
    • what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind"- Shakespeare
    • an incarnate spirit
    • `corporate' is an archaic term

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musical

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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publicizing

  • noun the business of drawing public attention to goods and services
    advertising.
  • verb make public
    publicize; bare; publicise; air.
    • She aired her opinions on welfare

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advertiser

  • noun someone whose business is advertising
    adman; advertizer.

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carbon_process

  • noun a process of printing on paper coated with bichromated gelatin containing pigment

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choreography

  • noun a show involving artistic dancing
    stage dancing.
  • noun the representation of dancing by symbols as music is represented by notes

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bearer

  • noun someone whose employment involves carrying something
    toter; carrier.
    • the bonds were transmitted by carrier
  • noun a messenger who bears or presents
    • a bearer of good tidings

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peril

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; risk; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a state of danger involving risk
    riskiness.

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money

  • noun the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender
    • we tried to collect the money he owed us
  • noun wealth reckoned in terms of money
    • all his money is in real estate

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unitisation

  • noun (psychology) the configuration of smaller units of information into large coordinated units
    unitization; chunking.
  • noun the act of packaging cargo into unit loads
    unitization.

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executive

  • noun a person responsible for the administration of a business
    executive director.
  • noun persons who administer the law

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electrification

  • noun the activity of thrilling or markedly exciting some person or group
  • noun the act of providing electricity
    • the electrification of rural Tennessee

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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employee-owned_enterprise

  • noun a commercial enterprise owned by the people who work for it
    employee-owned business.

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fishing

  • noun the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
    sportfishing.
  • noun the occupation of catching fish for a living

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using

  • noun an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)
    exploitation; victimisation; victimization.
    • capitalistic exploitation of the working class
    • paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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touch

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touching.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    sense of touch; touch modality; skin senses; cutaneous senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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traffic

  • noun the aggregation of things (pedestrians or vehicles) coming and going in a particular locality during a specified period of time
  • noun buying and selling; especially illicit trade

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divide

  • noun a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    water parting; watershed.

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temerity

  • noun fearless daring
    audacity; audaciousness.

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loading

  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    load; burden.
  • noun a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    load.
    • the system broke down under excessive loads

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butchering

  • noun the business of a butcher
    butchery.
  • verb kill (animals) usually for food consumption
    slaughter; butcher.
    • They slaughtered their only goat to survive the winter

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