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saver

  • noun someone who saves something from danger or violence
    recoverer; rescuer.
  • noun someone who saves (especially money)

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cost_overrun

  • noun excess of cost over budget
    • the cost overrun necessitated an additional allocation of funds in the budget

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payoff

  • noun the final payment of a debt
    final payment.
  • noun payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
    bribe.

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swag

  • noun valuable goods
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    booty; prize; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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parsimoniousness

  • noun extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
    parsimony; penny-pinching; thrift.
  • noun extreme stinginess
    tightfistedness; minginess; niggardliness; meanness; closeness; niggardness; tightness; parsimony.

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disability

  • noun the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
    handicap; impairment; disablement.
    • reading disability
    • hearing impairment

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economic_system

  • noun the system of production and distribution and consumption
    economy.

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down_payment

  • noun a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later
    deposit.

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jevons

  • noun English economist and logician who contributed to the development of the theory of marginal utility (1835-1882)
    William Stanley Jevons.

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water-rate

  • noun rate per quarter for water from a public supply

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sharia_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; shariah.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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worth

  • noun an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value
    • 10 dollars worth of gasoline
  • noun the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful

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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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dispense

  • verb administer or bestow, as in small portions
    dish out; deal; parcel out; distribute; dole out; administer; allot; lot; deal out; mete out; shell out.
    • administer critical remarks to everyone present
    • dole out some money
    • shell out pocket money for the children
    • deal a blow to someone
    • the machine dispenses soft drinks
  • verb grant a dispensation; grant an exemption
    • I was dispensed from this terrible task

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handling

  • noun manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something
  • noun the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means
    manipulation.

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tax_liability

  • noun the amount of tax owed; calculated by applying the tax rate to the tax base

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william_henry_beveridge

  • noun British economist (born in India) whose report on social insurance provided the basis for most of the social legislation on which the welfare state in the United Kingdom is based (1879-1963)
    Beveridge; First Baron Beveridge.

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prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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licensing_fee

  • noun a fee paid to the government for the privilege of being licensed to do something (as selling liquor or practicing medicine)
    license tax; license fee.

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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frisch

  • noun British physicist (born in Austria) who with Lise Meitner recognized that Otto Hahn had produced a new kind of nuclear reaction which they named nuclear fission; Frisch described the explosive potential of a chain nuclear reaction (1904-1979)
    Otto Robert Frisch; Otto Frisch.
  • noun Norwegian economist noted for his work in econometrics (1895-1973)
    Ragnar Frisch; Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch.

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charter

  • noun a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
  • noun a contract to hire or lease transportation

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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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malthus

  • noun an English economist who argued that increases in population would outgrow increases in the means of subsistence (1766-1834)
    Thomas Robert Malthus; Thomas Malthus.

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hire-purchase

  • noun installment plan
    never-never.
    • we bought a car on the never-never

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supply-side_economics

  • noun the school of economic theory that stresses the costs of production as a means of stimulating the economy; advocates policies that raise capital and labor output by increasing the incentive to produce

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take_in_vain

  • verb use a name, such as God, without proper respect

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gunnar_myrdal

  • noun Swedish economist (1898-1987)
    Karl Gunnar Myrdal; Myrdal.

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toll

  • noun a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance)
  • noun value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
    price; cost.
    • the cost in human life was enormous
    • the price of success is hard work
    • what price glory?

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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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pay_off

  • verb yield a profit or result
    • His efforts finally paid off
  • verb eliminate by paying off (debts)
    liquidate.

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never

  • adverb not ever; at no time in the past or future
    ne'er.
    • I have never been to China
    • I shall never forget this day
    • had never seen a circus
    • never on Sunday
    • I will never marry you!
  • adverb not at all; certainly not; not in any circumstances
    • never fear
    • bringing up children is never easy
    • that will never do
    • what is morally wrong can never be politically right

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residual

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; rest; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun (often plural) a payment that is made to a performer or writer or director of a television show or commercial that is paid for every repeat showing
    • he could retire on his residuals

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sidney_webb

  • noun English sociologist and economist and a central member of the Fabian Society (1859-1947)
    Webb; First Baron Passfield; Sidney James Webb.

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pork_barrel

  • noun a legislative appropriation designed to ingratiate legislators with their constituents
    pork.

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ordinary_annuity

  • noun an annuity paid in a series of more or less equal payments at the end of equally spaced periods

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wastefulness

  • noun the trait of wasting resources
    thriftlessness; waste.
    • a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste
    • the wastefulness of missed opportunities
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
    dissipation; waste.
    • if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
    • mindless dissipation of natural resources

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acceptor

  • noun (chemistry) in the formation of a coordinate bond it is the compound to which electrons are donated
  • noun the person (or institution) who accepts a check or draft and becomes responsible for paying the party named in the draft when it matures

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balance

  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

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factory_price

  • noun price charged for goods picked up at the factory

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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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item

  • noun a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
    point.
    • he noticed an item in the New York Times
    • she had several items on her shopping list
    • the main point on the agenda was taken up first
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    detail; particular.
    • it was perfect in all details

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economics

  • noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
    economic science; political economy.

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credit

  • noun approval
    recognition.
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

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statutory_offense

  • noun crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    regulatory offense; regulatory offence; statutory offence.

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smoke

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume.
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    smoking.
    • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

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herbert_alexander_simon

  • noun United States economist and psychologist who pioneered in the development of cognitive science (1916-2001)
    Herbert A. Simon; Simon; Herb Simon.

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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pourboire

  • noun a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    baksheesh; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; tip; backsheesh.

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overabundance

  • noun the state of being more than full
    surfeit; excess.
  • noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
    overmuchness; overmuch; superabundance.
    • four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy
    • we received an inundation of email

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service_fee

  • noun a percentage of a bill (as at a hotel or restaurant) added in payment for service
    service charge.

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porterage

  • noun the charge for carrying burdens by porters
  • noun the transportation of burdens by porters

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banking_concern

  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    depository financial institution; bank; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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set_back

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; defer; remit; put off; put over; shelve; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb slow down the progress of; hinder
    • His late start set him back

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microeconomic_expert

  • noun an economist who specializes in microeconomics
    microeconomist.

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list_price

  • noun the selling price of something as stated in a catalogue or price list; often subject to discounts
    • I got it at 30% off the list price

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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assessment

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    appraisal.
  • noun an amount determined as payable
    • the assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership

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award

  • noun a grant made by a law court
    awarding.
    • he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court
  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; accolade; honor; laurels.
    • an award for bravery

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phone

  • 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; telephone.
    • I talked to him on the telephone
  • noun (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
    sound; speech sound.

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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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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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open-end_fund

  • noun a regulated investment company with a pool of assets that regularly sells and redeems its shares
    mutual fund company; mutual fund; open-end investment company.

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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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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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intake

  • noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    ingestion; uptake; consumption.
  • noun an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
    inlet.

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room

  • noun an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
    • the rooms were very small but they had a nice view
  • noun space for movement
    elbow room; way.
    • room to pass
    • make way for
    • hardly enough elbow room to turn around

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installment_plan

  • noun a system for paying for goods by installments
    installment buying; time plan.

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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face-amount_certificate_company

  • noun a regulated investment company that pays a stated amount to certificate holders on a stated maturity date

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exploitative

  • adjective satellite tending to exploit or make use of
    exploitatory; exploitive.

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marketing_cost

  • noun the cost of marketing (e.g., the cost of transferring title and moving goods to the customer)

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plunger

  • noun someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains
    speculator.
  • noun someone who dives (into water)
    diver.

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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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mayhem

  • noun the willful and unlawful crippling or mutilation of another person
  • noun violent and needless disturbance
    havoc.

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caution

  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    carefulness; cautiousness.
    • a man of caution
  • noun a warning against certain acts
    caveat.
    • a caveat against unfair practices

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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leacock

  • noun Canadian economist best remembered for his humorous writings (1869-1944)
    Stephen Butler Leacock; Stephen Leacock.

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travel

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travelling; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    change of location.

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damage

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment.
  • noun loss of military equipment
    equipment casualty.

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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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veblen

  • noun United States economist who wrote about conspicuous consumption (1857-1929)
    Thorstein Veblen; Thorstein Bunde Veblen.
  • noun United States mathematician (1880-1960)
    Oswald Veblen.

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economic_science

  • noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
    political economy; economics.

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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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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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gamble

  • noun money that is risked for possible monetary gain
  • noun a risky act or venture

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lump

  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; puffiness.

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carrying_cost

  • noun the opportunity cost of unproductive assets; the expense incurred by ownership
    carrying charge.

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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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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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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mercantile_law

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    law merchant; commercial law.

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extortion

  • noun an exorbitant charge
  • noun unjust exaction (as by the misuse of authority)
    • the extortion by dishonest officials of fees for performing their sworn 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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unit_trust

  • noun a regulated investment company consisting of professional managers who issue redeemable securities representing a portfolio of many different securities
    unit investment trust.
    • you can invest in a unit investment trust for as little as $1000

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attempt

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun the act of attacking
    attack.
    • attacks on women increased last year
    • they made an attempt on his life

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immediate_payment

  • noun prompt payment for goods or services in currency or by check
    cash.

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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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regulatory_offense

  • noun crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    regulatory offence; statutory offense; statutory offence.

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john_galbraith

  • noun United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
    Galbraith; John Kenneth Galbraith.

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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misdemeanor

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infraction; infringement; misdemeanour.

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transferred_possession

  • noun a possession whose ownership changes or lapses
    transferred property.

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priming

  • noun the act of making something ready
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuse; fuzee; primer.

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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revenue

  • noun the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
    gross; receipts.
  • noun government income due to taxation
    tax revenue; taxation; tax income.

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law_merchant

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    mercantile law; commercial law.

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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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take_in

  • verb provide with shelter
  • verb fool or hoax
    fool; put on; gull; dupe; befool; put one over; cod; put one across; slang.
    • The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone
    • You can't fool me!

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entrance_fee

  • noun the fee charged for admission
    entrance money; admission charge; price of admission; admission; admission price; admission fee.

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remission

  • noun an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)
    remittal; subsidence.
    • his cancer is in remission
  • noun a payment of money sent to a person in another place
    remittance; remitment; remittal.

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price_gouging

  • noun pricing above the market price when no alternative retailer is available

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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progressive_tax

  • noun any tax in which the rate increases as the amount subject to taxation increases
    graduated tax.

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bankroll

  • noun a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.)
    roll.
    • he shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag
  • verb provide with sufficient funds; finance
    • Who will bankroll the restoration of the former East German economy?

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indulge

  • verb give free rein to
    • The writer indulged in metaphorical language
  • verb yield (to); give satisfaction to
    pander; gratify.

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installation_charge

  • noun the charge for installing something

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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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write_off

  • verb concede the loss or worthlessness of something or somebody
    • write it off as a loss
  • verb write something fluently, and without hesitation

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tucker_out

  • verb wear out completely
    wash up; exhaust; tucker; beat.
    • This kind of work exhausts me
    • I'm beat
    • He was all washed up after the exam

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side

  • noun a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
  • noun one of two or more contesting groups
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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save_up

  • verb accumulate money for future use
    lay aside; save.
    • He saves half his salary

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pay_envelope

  • noun wages enclosed in an envelope for distribution to the wage earner
    pay packet.

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incidental_expense

  • noun (frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified
    incidental; minor expense.
    • he requested reimbursement of $7 for incidental expenses

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retirement_pension

  • noun a monthly payment made to someone who is retired from work
    retirement fund; superannuation; old-age pension; retirement benefit; retirement check.

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monnet

  • noun French economist who advocated a Common Market in Europe (1888-1979)
    Jean Monnet.

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debit

  • noun an accounting entry acknowledging sums that are owing
    debit entry.
  • verb enter as debit

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electric_bill

  • noun a bill for money owed for electricity used

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ward

  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

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carrying_charge

  • noun charge made for carrying an account or for merchandise sold on an installment plan
  • noun the opportunity cost of unproductive assets; the expense incurred by ownership
    carrying cost.

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moneylender

  • noun someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest
    shylock; loan shark; usurer.

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grease

  • noun a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
    lubricating oil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    filth; dirt; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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epicurean

  • noun a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
    foodie; gourmet; gastronome; bon vivant; epicure.
  • adjective of Epicurus or epicureanism
    • Epicurean philosophy

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penny_pincher

  • noun someone who is excessively careful with money (who pinches every penny before letting go of it)

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closing_price

  • noun (stock market) the price of the last transaction completed during a day's trading session

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buyback

  • noun the act of purchasing back something previously sold
    repurchase; redemption.

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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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simple_interest

  • noun interest paid on the principal alone

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ratepayer

  • noun a person who pays local rates (especially a householder)

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curb

  • noun an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)
    kerb; curbing.
  • noun a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse
    curb bit.

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fritter

  • noun small quantity of fried batter containing fruit or meat or vegetables
  • verb spend frivolously and unwisely
    shoot; fool; fool away; fritter away; dissipate; frivol away.
    • Fritter away one's inheritance

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skinflint

  • noun a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
    churl; niggard; scrooge.

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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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hook

  • noun a catch for locking a door
  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
    crotchet.

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deplete

  • verb use up (resources or materials)
    exhaust; consume; wipe out; use up; eat up; eat; run through.
    • this car consumes a lot of gas
    • We exhausted our savings
    • They run through 20 bottles of wine a week

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trifle_away

  • verb spend wastefully
    wanton; wanton away.
    • wanton one's money away

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islamic_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; shariah; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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payment_rate

  • noun the amount of money paid out per unit time
    repayment rate; installment rate; rate of payment.

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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roll_over

  • verb make a rolling motion or turn
    • The dog rolled over
  • verb negociate to repay a loan at a later date for an additional fee
    • roll over a loan

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bequest

  • noun (law) a gift of personal property by will
    legacy.

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time_and_a_half

  • noun a rate of pay that is 1.5 times the regular rate; for overtime work

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koopmans

  • noun United States economist (born in the Netherlands) (1910-1985)
    Tjalling Charles Koopmans; Tjalling Koopmans.

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rates

  • noun a local tax on property (usually used in the plural)
  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    rate.
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected

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reparation

  • noun compensation (given or received) for an insult or injury
    • an act for which there is no reparation
  • noun (usually plural) compensation exacted from a defeated nation by the victors
    • Germany was unable to pay the reparations demanded after World War I

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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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real_estate_investment_trust

  • noun an investment trust that owns and manages a pool of commercial properties and mortgages and other real estate assets; shares can be bought and sold in the stock market
    REIT.

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tithe

  • noun a levy of one tenth of something
  • noun an offering of a tenth part of some personal income

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luxuriation

  • noun an activity that affords excessive pleasure and enjoyment

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helen_laura_sumner_woodbury

  • noun United States social economist (1876-1933)
    Woodbury.

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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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first_baron_passfield

  • noun English sociologist and economist and a central member of the Fabian Society (1859-1947)
    Webb; Sidney Webb; Sidney James Webb.

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nation

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; country; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the people who live in a nation or country
    country; land.
    • a statement that sums up the nation's mood
    • the news was announced to the nation
    • the whole country worshipped him

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shower

  • noun a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
    • they installed a shower in the bathroom
  • noun washing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle
    shower bath.
    • he took a shower after the game

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acquisition

  • noun the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
    • the acquisition of wealth
    • the acquisition of one company by another
  • noun something acquired
    • a recent acquisition by the museum

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martial_law

  • noun the body of law imposed by the military over civilian affairs (usually in time of war or civil crisis); overrides civil law

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degressive_tax

  • noun any tax in which the rate decreases as the amount subject to taxation increases

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rat

  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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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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churl

  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; tyke; barbarian; peasant; tike.
  • noun a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
    niggard; skinflint; scrooge.

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vilfredo_pareto

  • noun Italian sociologist and economist whose theories influenced the development of fascism in Italy (1848-1923)
    Pareto.

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luxury

  • noun something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity
  • noun the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive
    sumptuousness; lavishness; sumptuosity.

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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grandness

  • noun a prominent status
    importance.
    • a person of importance
  • noun unusual largeness in size or extent or number
    immenseness; vastness; immensity; greatness; wideness; enormousness; sizeableness.

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infliction

  • noun the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)
    imposition.
  • noun an act causing pain or damage

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interest_rate

  • noun the percentage of a sum of money charged for its use
    rate of interest.

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indemnification

  • noun a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
    amends; redress; damages; indemnity; restitution.
  • noun an act of compensation for actual loss or damage or for trouble and annoyance

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regular

  • noun a regular patron
    fixture; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture
  • noun a soldier in the regular army

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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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reimbursement

  • noun compensation paid (to someone) for damages or losses or money already spent etc.
    • he received reimbursement for his travel expenses

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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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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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metal

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    alloy.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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spend

  • verb pass time in a specific way
    pass.
    • how are you spending your summer vacation?
  • verb pay out
    expend; drop.
    • spend money

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scotch

  • noun a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
    score.
  • noun whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still
    Scotch malt whisky; Scotch malt whiskey; Scotch whisky; malt whiskey; malt whisky; Scotch whiskey.

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overpriced

  • adjective satellite too costly for the value
    • overpriced items at resort shops
  • verb price excessively high
    overprice.

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chewer

  • noun someone who chews (especially someone who chews tobacco)

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dearness

  • noun the quality possessed by something with a great price or value
    preciousness; costliness.

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pac

  • noun committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidates
    political action committee.

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lighterage

  • noun the fee charged for carrying goods in lighters
  • noun the transportation of goods on a lighter

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production_cost

  • noun combined costs of raw material and labor incurred in producing goods

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institution

  • noun an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
    establishment.
  • noun an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated

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remittance

  • noun a payment of money sent to a person in another place
    remitment; remission; remittal.

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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hoard

  • noun a secret store of valuables or money
    cache; stash.
  • verb save up as for future use
    squirrel away; cache; stash; lay away; hive up.

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jan_tinbergen

  • noun Dutch economist noted for his work in econometrics (1903-1994)
    Tinbergen.

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assignment

  • noun a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces)
    duty assignment.
    • hazardous duty
  • noun the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another

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improvidence

  • noun a lack of prudence and care by someone in the management of resources
    shortsightedness.

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commercial_bribery

  • noun bribery of a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into a transaction

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subsidization

  • noun money (or other benefits) obtained as a subsidy
    subsidisation.
  • noun the act of providing a subsidy
    subsidisation; grant.

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admission_fee

  • noun the fee charged for admission
    entrance money; admission charge; price of admission; admission; admission price; entrance fee.

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fixed_cost

  • noun a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume (as insurance or rent or mortgage payments etc.)
    fixed charge; fixed costs.

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boarder

  • noun a tenant in someone's house
    lodger; roomer.
  • noun someone who forces their way aboard ship
    • stand by to repel boarders

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plush

  • noun a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet
  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; lucullan; plushy.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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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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steal

  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • noun a stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)

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wipe_out

  • verb use up (resources or materials)
    exhaust; consume; deplete; use up; eat up; eat; run through.
    • this car consumes a lot of gas
    • We exhausted our savings
    • They run through 20 bottles of wine a week
  • verb kill in large numbers
    annihilate; carry off; decimate; eliminate; extinguish; eradicate.
    • the plague wiped out an entire population

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habit

  • noun an established custom
    wont.
    • it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening
  • noun (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition
    use.
    • owls have nocturnal habits
    • she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair
    • long use had hardened him to it

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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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corrupt

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
    grease one's palms; buy; bribe.
    • This judge can be bought

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snuff

  • noun the charred portion of a candlewick
  • noun a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time

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ragnar_frisch

  • noun Norwegian economist noted for his work in econometrics (1895-1973)
    Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch; Frisch.

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away

  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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straight-line_method

  • noun (accounting) a method of calculating depreciation by taking an equal amount of the asset's cost as an expense for each year of the asset's useful life
    straight-line method of depreciation.

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preserve

  • noun a domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone
    • medicine is no longer a male preserve
  • noun a reservation where animals are protected

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retirement_check

  • noun a monthly payment made to someone who is retired from work
    retirement fund; superannuation; old-age pension; retirement benefit; retirement pension.

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accord

  • noun harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
    agreement.
    • the two parties were in agreement
  • noun concurrence of opinion
    conformity; accordance.
    • we are in accord with your proposal

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usance

  • noun the period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange)
  • noun (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing
    use of goods and services; use; economic consumption; consumption.
    • the consumption of energy has increased steadily

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statutory_offence

  • noun crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    regulatory offense; regulatory offence; statutory offense.

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felony

  • noun a serious crime (such as murder or arson)

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thorstein_veblen

  • noun United States economist who wrote about conspicuous consumption (1857-1929)
    Veblen; Thorstein Bunde Veblen.

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price_of_admission

  • noun the fee charged for admission
    entrance money; admission charge; admission; admission price; admission fee; entrance fee.

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ante_up

  • verb cancel or discharge a debt
    pay; pay up.
    • pay up, please!

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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wear

  • noun impairment resulting from long use
    • the tires showed uneven wear
  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; vesture; clothing; wearable; article of clothing.

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debt

  • noun the state of owing something (especially money)
    • he is badly in debt
  • noun money or goods or services owed by one person to another

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roller

  • noun a grounder that rolls along the infield
  • noun a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
    rolling wave; roll.

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exchange_rate

  • noun the charge for exchanging currency of one country for currency of another
    rate of exchange.

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repayment_rate

  • noun the amount of money paid out per unit time
    installment rate; rate of payment; payment rate.

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minor_expense

  • noun (frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified
    incidental expense; incidental.
    • he requested reimbursement of $7 for incidental expenses

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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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expense

  • noun amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
    disbursal; disbursement.
  • noun a detriment or sacrifice
    • at the expense of

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valuableness

  • noun the positive quality of being precious and beyond value
    pricelessness; preciousness; invaluableness.

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exemplary

  • adjective satellite worthy of imitation
    model.
    • exemplary behavior
    • model citizens
  • adjective satellite being or serving as an illustration of a type;
    typic; emblematic.
    • the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy
    • an action exemplary of his conduct

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dawdler

  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    poke; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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installment_rate

  • noun the amount of money paid out per unit time
    repayment rate; rate of payment; payment rate.

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trust

  • noun something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    • he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father
  • noun certainty based on past experience
    reliance.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

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petty

  • noun larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    petit larceny; petty larceny.
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    junior-grade; lower-ranking; lowly; subaltern; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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billing

  • noun request for payment of a debt
    charge.
    • they submitted their charges at the end of each month
  • verb demand payment
    charge; bill.
    • Will I get charged for this service?
    • We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights

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basis

  • noun a relation that provides the foundation for something
    ground; footing.
    • they were on a friendly footing
    • he worked on an interim basis
  • noun the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
    foundation; groundwork; base; fundament; cornerstone.
    • the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture

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tax_law

  • noun the body of laws governing taxation

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commission

  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    committee.
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary)
    • he works on commission

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interest

  • noun a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
    involvement.
    • an interest in music
  • noun a reason for wanting something done
    sake.
    • for your sake
    • died for the sake of his country
    • in the interest of safety
    • in the common interest

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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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board

  • noun a committee having supervisory powers
    • the board has seven members
  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    plank.

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income_tax

  • noun a personal tax levied on annual income

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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beveridge

  • noun British economist (born in India) whose report on social insurance provided the basis for most of the social legislation on which the welfare state in the United Kingdom is based (1879-1963)
    First Baron Beveridge; William Henry Beveridge.

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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license_fee

  • noun a fee paid to the government for the privilege of being licensed to do something (as selling liquor or practicing medicine)
    licensing fee; license tax.

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child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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room_rate

  • noun the rate charged daily for a hotel room

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cash_price

  • noun the current delivery price of a commodity traded in the spot market
    spot price.

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toper

  • noun a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
    drinker; juicer; imbiber.

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freight_rate

  • noun the charge for transporting something by common carrier
    freightage; freight.
    • we pay the freight
    • the freight rate is usually cheaper

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opulence

  • noun wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living
    sumptuousness; luxury; luxuriousness.

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aid

  • noun a resource
    assistance; help.
    • visual aids in teaching
  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistance; assist; help.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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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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reversionary

  • adjective of or relating to or involving a reversion (especially a legal reversion)
    • reversionary annuity
    • reversionary interest

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expending

  • noun the act of spending money for goods or services
    expenditure.
  • verb use up, consume fully
    use; expend.
    • The legislature expended its time on school questions

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expense

  • noun amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
    disbursal; disbursement.
  • noun a detriment or sacrifice
    • at the expense of

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unit_cost

  • noun calculated cost for a given unit of a product

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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otc_market

  • noun a stock exchange where securities transactions are made via telephone and computer rather than on the floor of an exchange
    over-the-counter market.

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stint

  • noun an unbroken period of time during which you do something
    stretch.
    • there were stretches of boredom
    • he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary
  • noun smallest American sandpiper
    Erolia minutilla; least sandpiper.

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surcharge

  • noun an additional charge (as for items previously omitted or as a penalty for failure to exercise common caution or common skill)
  • verb charge an extra fee, as for a special service

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sap

  • noun a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
  • noun a person who lacks good judgment
    fool; saphead; tomfool; muggins.

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cellarage

  • noun a charge for storing goods in a cellar
  • noun a storage area in a cellar

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damages

  • noun a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
    indemnification; amends; redress; indemnity; restitution.
  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment; damage.

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nominal_damages

  • noun (law) a trivial sum (usually $1.00) awarded as recognition that a legal injury was sustained (as for technical violations of a contract)

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exertion

  • noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work
    elbow grease; effort; travail; sweat.
    • he got an A for effort
    • they managed only with great exertion

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regulatory_offence

  • noun crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    regulatory offense; statutory offense; statutory offence.

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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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opportunity

  • noun a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
    chance.
    • the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington
    • now is your chance

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transfer_payment

  • noun a public expenditure (as for unemployment compensation or veteran's benefits) that is not for goods and services

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economy_of_scale

  • noun the saving in cost of production that is due to mass production

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purchase_price

  • noun the price at which something is actually purchased

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smoker

  • noun a person who smokes tobacco
    tobacco user.
  • noun a party for men only (or one considered suitable for men only)
    stag party.

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client

  • noun a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer
  • noun someone who pays for goods or services
    customer.

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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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seasonal

  • noun a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons
    seasonal worker.
  • adjective occurring at or dependent on a particular season
    • seasonal labor
    • a seasonal rise in unemployment

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high_life

  • noun excessive spending
    extravagance; highlife; prodigality; lavishness.

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perpetration

  • noun the act of committing a crime
    commission; committal.

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wasteful

  • adjective satellite inefficient in use of time and effort and materials
    uneconomical.
    • a clumsy and wasteful process
    • wasteful duplication of effort
    • uneconomical ebb and flow of power
  • adjective tending to squander and waste

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ricardo

  • noun English economist who argued that the laws of supply and demand should operate in a free market (1772-1823)
    David Ricardo.

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purchasing

  • noun the act of buying
    buying.
    • buying and selling fill their days
    • shrewd purchasing requires considerable knowledge
  • verb obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction
    purchase; buy.
    • The family purchased a new car
    • The conglomerate acquired a new company
    • She buys for the big department store

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civil_law

  • noun the body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation
  • noun the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law
    Justinian code; Roman law; jus civile.

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forfeiture

  • noun something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty;
    forfeit.
  • noun a penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something
    forfeit.
    • the contract specified forfeits if the work was not completed on time

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devaluation

  • noun an official lowering of a nation's currency; a decrease in the value of a country's currency relative to that of foreign countries
  • noun the reduction of something's value or worth

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save

  • noun (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
    • the goalie made a brilliant save
    • the relief pitcher got credit for a save
  • verb save from ruin, destruction, or harm
    relieve; salvage; salve.

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sapper

  • noun a military engineer who lays or detects and disarms mines
  • noun a military engineer who does sapping (digging trenches or undermining fortifications)

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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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gift

  • noun something acquired without compensation
  • noun natural abilities or qualities
    talent; endowment; natural endowment.

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cost-of-living_allowance

  • noun an allowance for changes in the consumer price index

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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dirty_money

  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; prize; pillage; plunder; loot.

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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incremental_cost

  • noun the increase or decrease in costs as a result of one more or one less unit of output
    differential cost; marginal cost.

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right

  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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squander

  • verb spend thoughtlessly; throw away
    blow; waste.
    • He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends
    • You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree
  • verb spend extravagantly
    ware; waste; consume.
    • waste not, want not

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crowd

  • noun a large number of things or people considered together
    • a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers
  • noun an informal body of friends
    bunch; gang; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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living_wage

  • noun a wage sufficient for a worker and family to subsist comfortably

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invoice

  • noun an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
    account; bill.
    • he paid his bill and left
    • send me an account of what I owe
  • verb send an bill to
    • She invoiced the company for her expenses

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poundage

  • noun a charge based on weight measured in pounds
  • noun a fee charged for the recovery of impounded animals

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dear

  • noun a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
    honey; dearest; love; beloved.
  • noun a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)
    lamb.

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indirect

  • adjective satellite having intervening factors or persons or influences
    • reflection from the ceiling provided a soft indirect light
    • indirect evidence
    • an indirect cause
  • adjective not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination
    • sometimes taking an indirect path saves time
    • you must take an indirect course in sailing

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base_rate

  • noun the interest rate set by the Bank of England for lending to other banks

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asking

  • noun the verbal act of requesting
    request.
  • verb inquire about
    ask; inquire; enquire.
    • I asked about their special today
    • He had to ask directions several times

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marketing

  • noun the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
    selling; merchandising.
  • noun the commercial processes involved in promoting and selling and distributing a product or service
    • most companies have a manager in charge of marketing

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burn

  • noun pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
    burning.
  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn; tan; suntan.

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ply

  • noun one of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread; often used in combination
    • three-ply cord
    • four-ply yarn
  • noun (usually in combinations) one of several layers of cloth or paper or wood as in plywood

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joseph_alois_schumpeter

  • noun United States economist (born in Czechoslovakia) (1883-1950)
    Schumpeter; Joseph Schumpeter.

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discount

  • noun the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
    deduction; price reduction.
  • noun interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan
    bank discount; discount rate.

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corp

  • noun a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
    corporation.

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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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stock_exchange

  • noun an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers
    stock market; securities market.

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graduated

  • adjective marked with or divided into degrees
    calibrated.
    • a calibrated thermometer
  • verb receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies
    graduate.
    • She graduated in 1990

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super

  • noun a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
    superintendent.
  • adjective satellite of the highest quality
    first-rate; ace; tops; topnotch; A-one; top-notch; crack; tiptop.
    • an ace reporter
    • a crack shot
    • a first-rate golfer
    • a super party
    • played top-notch tennis
    • an athlete in tiptop condition
    • she is absolutely tops

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shariah

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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victimless_crime

  • noun an act that is legally a crime but that seem to have no victims
    • he considers prostitution to be a victimless crime

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admission_price

  • noun the fee charged for admission
    entrance money; admission charge; price of admission; admission; admission fee; entrance fee.

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commit

  • verb perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
    perpetrate; pull.
    • perpetrate a crime
    • pull a bank robbery
  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church

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pareto

  • noun Italian sociologist and economist whose theories influenced the development of fascism in Italy (1848-1923)
    Vilfredo Pareto.

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lockage

  • noun a fee charged for passage through a lock in a canal or waterway
  • noun a system of locks in a canal or waterway

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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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infraction

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infringement; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.

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sparing

  • adjective satellite avoiding waste
    stinting; frugal; scotch; economical.
    • an economical meal
    • an economical shopper
    • a frugal farmer
    • a frugal lunch
    • a sparing father and a spending son
    • sparing in their use of heat and light
    • stinting in bestowing gifts
    • thrifty because they remember the great Depression
    • `scotch' is used only informally
  • verb refrain from harming
    save; spare.

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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sop

  • noun piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
    sops.
  • noun a concession given to mollify or placate
    • the offer was a sop to my feelings

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stockholder

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

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balanced

  • adjective being in a state of proper equilibrium
    • the carefully balanced seesaw
    • a properly balanced symphony orchestra
    • a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history
    • a balanced blend of whiskeys
    • the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers
  • verb bring into balance or equilibrium
    equilibrate; equilibrise; equilibrize; balance.
    • She has to balance work and her domestic duties
    • balance the two weights

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frugal

  • adjective satellite avoiding waste
    stinting; sparing; scotch; economical.
    • an economical meal
    • an economical shopper
    • a frugal farmer
    • a frugal lunch
    • a sparing father and a spending son
    • sparing in their use of heat and light
    • stinting in bestowing gifts
    • thrifty because they remember the great Depression
    • `scotch' is used only informally

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deal

  • noun a particular instance of buying or selling
    business deal; trade.
    • it was a package deal
    • I had no further trade with him
    • he's a master of the business deal
  • noun an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
    bargain.
    • he made a bargain with the devil
    • he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals

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support

  • noun the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
    • his support kept the family together
    • they gave him emotional support during difficult times
  • noun aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    • the president no longer has the support of his own party
    • they developed a scheme of mutual support

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sovereign

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    monarch; crowned head.
  • adjective satellite (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
    self-governing; independent; autonomous.
    • an autonomous judiciary
    • a sovereign state

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overhead

  • noun the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes
    operating cost; operating expense; budget items.
  • noun (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command
    command processing overhead time; command processing overhead; command overhead.

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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accountancy

  • noun the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
    accounting.

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offer

  • noun the verbal act of offering
    offering.
    • a generous offer of assistance
  • noun something offered (as a proposal or bid)
    offering.
    • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds

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knock_back

  • verb cost a certain amount
    put back; set back.
    • My daughter's wedding set me back $20,000

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payable

  • noun a liability account showing how much is owed for goods and services purchased on credit
    account payable.
    • the problem was to match receivables and payables in the same currency
  • adjective satellite subject to or requiring payment especially as specified
    collectible; collectable.
    • a collectible bill
    • a note payable on demand
    • a check payable to John Doe

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heap

  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; cumulus; pile; mound; cumulation.
  • 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; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; 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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time_plan

  • noun a system for paying for goods by installments
    installment plan; installment buying.

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bargain

  • noun an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
    deal.
    • he made a bargain with the devil
    • he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals
  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; steal.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price

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turgot

  • noun French economist who in 1774 was put in control of finances by Louis XVI; his proposals for reforms that involved abolishing feudal privileges made him unpopular with the aristocracy and in 1776 he was dismissed (1727-1781)
    Anne Robert Jacques Turgot.

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closed-end_investment_company

  • noun a regulated investment company that issues a fixed number of shares which are listed on a stock market
    closed-end fund.

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stipendiary

  • noun (United Kingdom) a paid magistrate (appointed by the Home Secretary) dealing with police cases
    stipendiary magistrate.
  • adjective pertaining to or of the nature of a stipend or allowance
    • stipendiary funds

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trim

  • noun a state of arrangement or appearance
    trimness.
    • in good trim
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    passementerie; trimming.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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computing

  • noun the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
    computer science.
  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    calculation; computation.

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demurrage

  • noun a charge required as compensation for the delay of a ship or freight car or other cargo beyond its scheduled time of departure
  • noun detention of a ship or freight car or other cargo beyond its scheduled time of departure

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merit_pay

  • noun extra pay awarded to an employee on the basis of merit (especially to school teachers)

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accounting

  • noun a convincing explanation that reveals basic causes
    • he was unable to give a clear accounting for his actions
  • noun a system that provides quantitative information about finances

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check

  • noun a written order directing a bank to pay money
    cheque; bank check.
    • he paid all his bills by check
  • noun an appraisal of the state of affairs
    assay.
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress

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graft

  • noun (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
    transplant.
  • noun the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
    bribery.

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deficit_spending

  • noun spending money raised by borrowing; used by governments to stimulate their economy
    compensatory spending; pump priming.

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stake

  • noun (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something
    interest.
    • they have interests all over the world
    • a stake in the company's future
  • noun a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
    post.
    • a pair of posts marked the goal
    • the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake

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disbursal

  • noun amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
    expense; disbursement.
  • noun the act of spending or disbursing money
    spending; outlay; disbursement.

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war_machine

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; military; armed services; military machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

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tie

  • noun neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    necktie.
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie
  • noun a social or business relationship
    affiliation; tie-up; association.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England

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roll

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; axial rotation.
    • wheels in axial rotation
  • noun a list of names
    roster.
    • his name was struck off the rolls

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investment_company

  • noun a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
    investment firm; investment trust; fund.

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subsidize

  • verb support through subsidies
    subsidise.
    • The arts in Europe are heavily subsidized
  • verb secure the assistance of by granting a subsidy, as of nations or military forces
    subsidise.

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palm

  • noun the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers
    thenar.
  • noun a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand

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juicer

  • noun a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
    drinker; toper; imbiber.
  • noun a squeezer with a conical ridged center that is used for squeezing juice from citrus fruit
    reamer; juice reamer.

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fee_splitting

  • noun payment (usually by doctors or lawyers) of part of the fee in return for the referral

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dissipation

  • noun breaking up and scattering by dispersion
    • the dissipation of the mist
  • noun dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
    dissolution; licentiousness; looseness; profligacy.

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magnificence

  • noun splendid or imposing in size or appearance
    impressiveness; grandness; richness.
    • the grandness of the architecture
    • impressed by the richness of the flora
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; brilliance; splendour; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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roomer

  • noun a tenant in someone's house
    boarder; lodger.

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annuity

  • noun income from capital investment paid in a series of regular payments
    rente.
    • his retirement fund was set up to be paid as an annuity

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conferrer

  • noun person who makes a gift of property
    donor; bestower; giver; presenter.
  • noun someone who converses or confers (as in a conference)

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bestower

  • noun person who makes a gift of property
    donor; conferrer; giver; presenter.

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waste_of_money

  • noun money spent for inadequate return
    • the senator said that the project was a waste of money

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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precedent

  • noun an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time
    case in point.
  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    common law; case law.

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write-off

  • noun (accounting) reduction in the book value of an asset
    write-down.
  • noun the act of cancelling from an account a bad debt or a worthless asset

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debauch

  • noun a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
    bacchanalia; saturnalia; bacchanal; riot; drunken revelry; debauchery; orgy.
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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rob

  • verb take something away by force or without the consent of the owner
    • The burglars robbed him of all his money
  • verb rip off; ask an unreasonable price
    fleece; soak; plume; pluck; hook; overcharge; gazump; surcharge.

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supplement

  • noun textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end
    postscript; addendum.
  • noun a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)
    supplementation.

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p

  • noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet
  • noun a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
    atomic number 15; phosphorus.

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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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briber

  • noun someone who pays (or otherwise incites) you to commit a wrongful act
    suborner.

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play_out

  • verb deplete
    exhaust; run down; sap; tire.
    • exhaust one's savings
    • We quickly played out our strength
  • verb perform or be performed to the end
    • How will the election drama be played out?

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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compensate

  • verb adjust for
    even off; make up; counterbalance; even out; even up; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
  • verb make amends for; pay compensation for
    repair; indemnify; recompense.
    • One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich
    • She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident

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exchange_premium

  • noun a fee charged for exchanging currencies
    premium; agio; agiotage.

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stinting

  • adjective satellite avoiding waste
    frugal; sparing; scotch; economical.
    • an economical meal
    • an economical shopper
    • a frugal farmer
    • a frugal lunch
    • a sparing father and a spending son
    • sparing in their use of heat and light
    • stinting in bestowing gifts
    • thrifty because they remember the great Depression
    • `scotch' is used only informally
  • verb subsist on a meager allowance
    scrimp; stint; skimp.
    • scratch and scrimp

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tazir_crime

  • noun (Islam) minor crimes committed by Muslims; crimes that are not mentioned in the Koran so judges are free to punish the offender in any appropriate way
    • in some Islamic nations Tazir crimes are set by legislation

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liability

  • noun the state of being legally obliged and responsible
  • noun an obligation to pay money to another party
    indebtedness; financial obligation.

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cab_fare

  • noun the fare charged for riding in a taxicab
    taxi fare.

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buy_into

  • verb buy stocks or shares of a company

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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tear

  • noun a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
    teardrop.
    • his story brought tears to her eyes
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    split; rent; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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economize

  • verb use cautiously and frugally
    conserve; husband; economise.
    • I try to economize my spare time
    • conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit
  • verb spend sparingly, avoid the waste of
    save; economise.
    • This move will save money
    • The less fortunate will have to economize now

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losings

  • noun something lost (especially money lost at gambling)
    losses.
  • verb fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
    lose.
    • She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat

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presenter

  • noun someone who presents a message of some sort (as a petition or an address or a check or a memorial etc.)
  • noun an advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.)
    sponsor.

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subway

  • noun an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)
    underground; tube; subway system; metro.
    • in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'
  • noun an underground tunnel or passage enabling pedestrians to cross a road or railway
    underpass.

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depository

  • noun a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
    repository; deposit; depositary.

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speculation

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

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pork

  • noun meat from a domestic hog or pig
    porc.
  • noun a legislative appropriation designed to ingratiate legislators with their constituents
    pork barrel.

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cost

  • noun the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    price; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection

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lavishness

  • noun the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive
    sumptuousness; luxury; sumptuosity.
  • noun excessive spending
    high life; extravagance; highlife; prodigality.

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bus_fare

  • noun the fare charged for riding a bus or streetcar
    carfare.

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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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international

  • adjective concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
    • international affairs
    • an international agreement
    • international waters
  • noun any of several international socialist organizations

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monetary_fund

  • noun a reserve of money set aside for some purpose
    fund.

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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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final_payment

  • noun the final payment of a debt
    payoff.

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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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english

  • noun an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
    English language.
  • noun the people of England
    English people.

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spendthrift

  • noun someone who spends money prodigally
    spender; scattergood; spend-all.
  • adjective satellite recklessly wasteful
    prodigal; extravagant; profligate.
    • prodigal in their expenditures

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webb

  • noun English writer and a central member of the Fabian Society (1858-1943)
    Martha Beatrice Potter Webb; Beatrice Webb.
  • noun English sociologist and economist and a central member of the Fabian Society (1859-1947)
    Sidney Webb; First Baron Passfield; Sidney James Webb.

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common_law

  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    case law; precedent.
  • noun a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws
    case law; precedent.
    • common law originated in the unwritten laws of England and was later applied in the United States

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comptroller

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

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redemption

  • noun (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
    salvation.
  • noun repayment of the principal amount of a debt or security at or before maturity (as when a corporation repurchases its own stock)

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vendue

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

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sickness_benefit

  • noun money paid (by the government) to someone who is too ill to work
    sick benefit.

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pavage

  • noun a tax toward paving streets
  • noun the act of applying paving materials to an area
    paving.

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committal

  • noun the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
    consignment; commitment.
  • noun the act of committing a crime
    commission; perpetration.

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prefer

  • verb like better; value more highly
    • Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels
    • We prefer sleeping outside
  • verb select as an alternative over another
    opt; choose.
    • I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant
    • She opted for the job on the East coast

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bribery

  • noun the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
    graft.

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license

  • noun a legal document giving official permission to do something
    licence; permit.
  • noun freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
    licence.

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run_out

  • verb become used up; be exhausted
    • Our supplies finally ran out
  • verb flow off gradually
    drain.
    • The rain water drains into this big vat

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market

  • noun the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
    market place; marketplace.
    • without competition there would be no market
    • they were driven from the marketplace
  • noun the customers for a particular product or service
    • before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it

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perk

  • noun an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)
    fringe benefit; perquisite.
    • a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job
  • verb gain or regain energy
    pick up; perk up; gain vigor; percolate.
    • I picked up after a nap

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law_of_the_land

  • noun a phrase used in the Magna Carta to refer to the then established law of the kingdom (as distinct from Roman or civil law); today it refers to fundamental principles of justice commensurate with due process
    • the United States Constitution declares itself to be `the supreme law of the land'

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entrance

  • noun something that provides access (to get in or get out)
    entryway; entree; entranceway; entry.
    • they waited at the entrance to the garden
    • beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral
  • noun a movement into or inward
    entering.

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underquote

  • verb offer for sale at a price lower than the market price
  • verb quote a price lower than that quoted by (another seller)

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afford

  • verb be able to spare or give up
    • I can't afford to spend two hours with this person
  • verb be the cause or source of
    yield; give.
    • He gave me a lot of trouble
    • Our meeting afforded much interesting information

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doctor's_bill

  • noun statement of charges for medical services
    medical bill.

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envelope

  • noun a flat (usually rectangular) container for a letter, thin package, etc.
  • noun any wrapper or covering

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vigorish

  • noun an exorbitant or unlawful rate of interest
    usury.
  • noun a percentage (of winnings or loot or profit) taken by an operator or gangster
    rake-off.

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hayek

  • noun English economist (born in Austria) noted for work on the optimum allocation of resources (1899-1992)
    Friedrich August von Hayek.

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effort

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work
    exertion; elbow grease; travail; sweat.
    • he got an A for effort
    • they managed only with great exertion

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agiotage

  • noun a fee charged for exchanging currencies
    premium; agio; exchange premium.

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highlife

  • noun excessive spending
    high life; extravagance; prodigality; lavishness.

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thomas_malthus

  • noun an English economist who argued that increases in population would outgrow increases in the means of subsistence (1766-1834)
    Thomas Robert Malthus; Malthus.

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cab

  • noun a compartment at the front of a motor vehicle or locomotive where driver sits
  • noun small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood
    cabriolet.

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drawee

  • noun the person (or bank) who is expected to pay a check or draft when it is presented for payment

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lobby

  • noun a large entrance or reception room or area
    entrance hall; anteroom; hall; antechamber; vestibule; foyer.
  • noun the people who support some common cause or business or principle or sectional interest

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financial_support

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

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chit

  • noun a dismissive term for a girl who is immature or who lacks respect
    • she was incensed that this chit of a girl should dare to make a fool of her in front of the class
    • she's a saucy chit
  • noun the bill in a restaurant
    tab; check.
    • he asked the waiter for the check

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sample

  • noun a small part of something intended as representative of the whole
  • noun items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
    sample distribution; sampling.

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incremental

  • adjective satellite increasing gradually by regular degrees or additions
    • lecturers enjoy...steady incremental growth in salary

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dutch

  • noun the people of the Netherlands
    Dutch people.
    • the Dutch are famous for their tulips
  • noun the West Germanic language of the Netherlands

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offense

  • noun a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others
    offensive activity; discourtesy; offence.
  • noun a feeling of anger caused by being offended
    umbrage; offence.
    • he took offence at my question

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restitution

  • noun a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
    indemnification; amends; redress; damages; indemnity.
  • noun the act of restoring something to its original state

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inheritance

  • noun hereditary succession to a title or an office or property
    heritage.
  • noun that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner
    heritage.

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waste_of_material

  • noun a useless consumption of material

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fixed_costs

  • noun a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume (as insurance or rent or mortgage payments etc.)
    fixed cost; fixed charge.
  • noun a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume (as insurance or rent or mortgage payments etc.)
    fixed cost; fixed charge.

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lounge

  • noun an upholstered seat for more than one person
    sofa; couch.
  • noun a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait
    waiting room; waiting area.

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recognisance

  • noun (law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited
    recognizance.

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direct_tax

  • noun a tax paid directly by the person or organization on whom it is levied

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economy

  • noun the system of production and distribution and consumption
    economic system.
  • noun the efficient use of resources
    • economy of effort

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levy

  • noun a charge imposed and collected
  • noun the act of drafting into military service
    levy en masse.

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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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bid_price

  • noun (stock market) the price at which a broker is willing to buy a certain security

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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latte

  • noun strong espresso coffee with a topping of frothed steamed milk
    caffe latte.

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disability_benefit

  • noun insurance benefits paid in case of disability

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borrowing

  • noun the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source
    adoption.
    • the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent
  • noun obtaining funds from a lender

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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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kick_back

  • verb pay a kickback; make an illegal payment
  • verb spring back, as from a forceful thrust
    recoil; kick.
    • The gun kicked back into my shoulder

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refund

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

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upset_price

  • noun (auction) the minimum price at which a seller of property will entertain bids

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misapplication

  • noun wrong use or application
  • noun the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
    embezzlement; peculation; defalcation; misappropriation.

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admission_charge

  • noun the fee charged for admission
    entrance money; price of admission; admission; admission price; admission fee; entrance fee.

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forfeit

  • noun something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty;
    forfeiture.
  • noun a penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something
    forfeiture.
    • the contract specified forfeits if the work was not completed on time

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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dallier

  • noun someone who wastes time
    dillydallier; lounger; mope; dilly-dallier.

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over-the-counter_market

  • noun a stock exchange where securities transactions are made via telephone and computer rather than on the floor of an exchange
    OTC market.

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trifle

  • noun a cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly; may be decorated with nuts, cream, or chocolate
  • noun a detail that is considered insignificant
    technicality; triviality.

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splurge

  • noun an ostentatious display (of effort or extravagance etc.)
  • noun any act of immoderate indulgence
    binge; orgy.
    • an orgy of shopping
    • an emotional binge
    • a splurge of spending

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balanced_budget

  • noun a budget is balanced when current expenditures are equal to receipts

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atonement

  • noun compensation for a wrong
    expiation; satisfaction.
    • we were unable to get satisfaction from the local store
  • noun the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)
    expiation; propitiation.

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uptake

  • noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    intake; ingestion; consumption.
  • noun a process of taking up or using up or consuming
    • they developed paper napkins with a greater uptake of liquids

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downsizing

  • noun the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable
    retrenchment; curtailment.
  • verb dismiss from work
    downsize.
    • three secretaries were downsized during the financial crisis

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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token_payment

  • noun a small payment made in acknowledgement of an obligation

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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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fling

  • noun a usually brief attempt
    whirl; offer; crack; pass; go.
    • he took a crack at it
    • I gave it a whirl
  • noun a brief indulgence of your impulses
    spree.

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origination

  • noun an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
    origin; inception.
  • noun the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
    foundation; instauration; founding; introduction; creation; initiation; innovation; institution.
    • she looked forward to her initiation as an adult
    • the foundation of a new scientific society

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tucker

  • noun a sewer who tucks
  • noun United States anarchist influential before World War I (1854-1939)
    Benjamin Ricketson Tucker.

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half

  • noun one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
    one-half.
    • half a loaf
    • half an hour
    • a century and one half
  • noun one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

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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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stockholder_of_record

  • noun the stockholder whose name is registered on the books of the corporation as owning the shares at a particular time

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lineage

  • noun the descendants of one individual
    pedigree; parentage; descent; bloodline; ancestry; stemma; blood; line; stock; line of descent; origin; blood line.
    • his entire lineage has been warriors
  • noun the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
    filiation; line of descent; descent.

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exploitatory

  • adjective satellite tending to exploit or make use of
    exploitive; exploitative.

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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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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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amex

  • noun a stock exchange in New York
    American Stock Exchange; Curb.

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mintage

  • noun coins collectively
    metal money; coinage; specie.
  • noun fee paid to a mint by the government for minting a coin

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hijack

  • noun seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination
    highjack.
  • verb take arbitrarily or by force
    commandeer; highjack; pirate.
    • The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami

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agio

  • noun a fee charged for exchanging currencies
    premium; agiotage; exchange premium.

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surfeit

  • noun the state of being more than full
    overabundance; excess.
  • noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
    oversupply; glut.

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pipage

  • noun a fee charged for the use of pipes
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    pipe; piping.

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tawney

  • noun English economist remembered for his studies of the development of capitalism (1880-1962)
    Richard Henry Tawney.

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mutual_fund_company

  • noun a regulated investment company with a pool of assets that regularly sells and redeems its shares
    open-end fund; mutual fund; open-end investment company.

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grease_one's_palms

  • verb make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
    corrupt; buy; bribe.
    • This judge can be bought

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living

  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    life.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life
  • noun people who are still living
    • save your pity for the living

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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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factory

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

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nominal

  • noun a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
    nominal phrase; noun phrase.
  • adjective relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name
    • the Russian system of nominal brevity
    • a nominal lists of priests
    • taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls

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mark_up

  • verb increase the price of

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distribution_cost

  • noun any cost incurred by a producer or wholesaler or retailer or distributor (as for advertising and shipping etc)

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mercantile

  • adjective of or relating to the economic system of mercantilism
    • mercantile theories
    • mercantile system
  • adjective satellite profit oriented
    moneymaking; mercenary.
    • a commercial book
    • preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan
    • a mercenary enterprise
    • a moneymaking business

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governing

  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; government.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government
  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; regulate; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate

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repurchase

  • noun the act of purchasing back something previously sold
    redemption; buyback.
  • verb buy what had previously been sold, lost, or given away
    buy back.
    • He bought back the house that his father sold years ago

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patronage

  • noun the act of providing approval and support
    backing; championship; backup.
    • his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives
  • noun customers collectively
    clientele; business.
    • they have an upper class clientele

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advance

  • noun a movement forward
    progress; progression.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops
  • noun a change for the better; progress in development
    betterment; improvement.

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derivation

  • noun the source or origin from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues)
    • he prefers shoes of Italian derivation
    • music of Turkish derivation
  • noun (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase
    deriving; etymologizing.

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impose

  • verb compel to behave in a certain way
    enforce.
    • Social relations impose courtesy
  • verb impose something unpleasant
    bring down; visit; inflict.
    • The principal visited his rage on the students

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meade

  • noun English economist noted for his studies of international trade and finance (1907-1995)
    James Edward Meade.
  • noun United States general in charge of the Union troops at the Battle of Gettysburg (1815-1872)
    George Gordon Meade.

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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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recompense

  • noun payment or reward (as for service rendered)
  • noun the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
    compensation.

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hatchet_job

  • noun a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
    obloquy; defamation; calumniation; traducement; calumny.

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saving

  • noun an act of economizing; reduction in cost
    economy.
    • it was a small economy to walk to work every day
    • there was a saving of 50 cents
  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; rescue; deliverance.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives

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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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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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dissipate

  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; disperse.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds
  • verb move away from each other;
    scatter; disperse; spread out.
    • The crowds dispersed
    • The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached

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renter

  • noun someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else
    tenant.
    • the landlord can evict a tenant who doesn't pay the rent
  • noun an owner of property who receives payment for its use by another person

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bounty

  • noun payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military
    premium.
  • noun the property of copious abundance
    bountifulness; amplitude.

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giver

  • noun someone who devotes himself completely
    • there are no greater givers than those who give themselves
  • noun person who makes a gift of property
    donor; bestower; conferrer; presenter.

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scalper

  • noun someone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost
    • he got theater tickets through a scalper

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gift_tax

  • noun a tax imposed on transfers of property by gift during the lifetime of the giver

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taxation

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; tax.
  • noun government income due to taxation
    tax revenue; tax income; revenue.

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fixed_investment_trust

  • noun an investment trust that can buy only those securities listed when the trust was organized
    nondiscretionary trust.

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seigniorage

  • noun charged by a government for coining bullion

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political_economy

  • noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
    economic science; economics.

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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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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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angel

  • noun spiritual being attendant upon God
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; saint; holy man.

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david_ricardo

  • noun English economist who argued that the laws of supply and demand should operate in a free market (1772-1823)
    Ricardo.

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spender

  • noun someone who spends money prodigally
    spendthrift; scattergood; spend-all.
  • noun English poet and critic (1909-1995)
    Stephen Spender; Sir Stephen Harold Spender.

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rent

  • noun a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    tear; split; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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borough

  • noun one of the administrative divisions of a large city
  • noun an English town that forms the constituency of a member of parliament

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differential_cost

  • noun the increase or decrease in costs as a result of one more or one less unit of output
    incremental cost; marginal cost.

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invaluableness

  • noun the positive quality of being precious and beyond value
    pricelessness; preciousness; valuableness.

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revenue_enhancement

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    taxation; tax.

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retirement_fund

  • noun a monthly payment made to someone who is retired from work
    superannuation; old-age pension; retirement benefit; retirement check; retirement pension.

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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fracture

  • noun breaking of hard tissue such as bone
    break.
    • it was a nasty fracture
    • the break seems to have been caused by a fall
  • noun (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
    fault; geological fault; break; faulting; shift.
    • they built it right over a geological fault
    • he studied the faulting of the earth's crust

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bondholder

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

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organization_expense

  • noun the cost (over a period of five years) of organizing a new corporation or partnership

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price

  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    cost; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection
  • noun the amount of money needed to purchase something
    terms; damage.
    • the price of gasoline
    • he got his new car on excellent terms
    • how much is the damage?

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remunerate

  • verb make payment to; compensate
    compensate; recompense.
    • My efforts were not remunerated

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donation

  • noun a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
    contribution.
  • noun act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity
    contribution.

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pricy

  • adjective satellite having a high price