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middleman

  • noun someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
    wholesaler; jobber.
  • noun the performer in the middle of a minstrel line who engages the others in talk
    interlocutor.

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commercialisation

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

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splitting

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

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horseback

  • noun the back of a horse
  • noun a narrow ridge of hills
    hogback.

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horse_trading

  • noun the swapping of horses (accompanied by much bargaining)
    horse trade.
  • noun negotiation accompanied by mutual concessions and shrewd bargaining

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commute

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

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legal

  • adjective established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
  • adjective of or relating to jurisprudence
    • legal loophole

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skiing

  • noun a sport in which participants must travel on skis
  • verb move along on skis
    ski.
    • We love to ski the Rockies
    • My children don't ski

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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mill

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    factory; manufactory; manufacturing plant.
  • noun Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)
    James Mill.

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telemarketing

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

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row

  • noun an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line
    • a row of chairs
  • noun an angry dispute
    run-in; wrangle; dustup; words; quarrel.
    • they had a quarrel
    • they had words

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hunting

  • noun the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    hunt.
  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    search; hunt.

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agriculturalist

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

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literary

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of literature
    • literary criticism
  • adjective satellite knowledgeable about literature
    • a literary style

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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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bike

  • noun a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
    motorcycle.
  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bicycle; cycle.

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swap

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

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official_emissary

  • noun a member of a legation
    legate.

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short_selling

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

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talent_agent

  • noun an agent who represents performers

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drug_trafficking

  • noun traffic in illegal drugs
    narcotraffic; drug traffic.

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dutch

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

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scout

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; sentry; watch; lookout man; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun a Boy Scout or Girl Scout

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knapsack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; back pack; haversack; backpack; rucksack.

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crowned_head

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    monarch; sovereign.

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industrialization

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

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contact_sport

  • noun a sport that necessarily involves body contact between opposing players

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race

  • noun any competition
    • the race for the presidency
  • noun a contest of speed
    • the race is to the swift

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delegate

  • noun a person appointed or elected to represent others
  • verb transfer power to someone
    depute.

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jobber

  • noun someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
    wholesaler; middleman.

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team

  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    squad.
  • noun two or more draft animals that work together to pull something

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realization

  • noun coming to understand something clearly and distinctly
    realisation; recognition.
    • a growing realization of the risk involved
    • a sudden recognition of the problem he faced
    • increasing recognition that diabetes frequently coexists with other chronic diseases
  • noun making real or giving the appearance of reality
    realisation; actualization; actualisation.

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auto_racing

  • noun the sport of racing automobiles
    car racing.

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intelligence_officer

  • noun a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
    intelligence agent; secret agent; operative.

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market_place

  • noun an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
    mart; marketplace; market.
  • noun the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
    marketplace; market.
    • without competition there would be no market
    • they were driven from the marketplace

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bicycle

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bike; cycle.
  • verb ride a bicycle
    wheel; pedal; bike; cycle.

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fence

  • noun a barrier that serves to enclose an area
    fencing.
  • noun a dealer in stolen property

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dealing

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

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wrestling

  • noun the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
    grappling; grapple; wrestle; hand-to-hand struggle.
    • they had a fierce wrestle
    • we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully
  • noun the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
    rassling; grappling.

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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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slave_trade

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

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investment

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

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folk

  • noun people in general (often used in the plural)
    folks; common people.
    • they're just country folk
    • folks around here drink moonshine
    • the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next
  • noun a social division of (usually preliterate) people
    tribe.

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residue

  • noun matter that remains after something has been removed
  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residuum; residual; rest; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance

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business_deal

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

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importee

  • noun an imported person brought from a foreign country
    import.
    • the lead role was played by an import from Sweden
    • they are descendants of indentured importees

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procurator

  • noun a person authorized to act for another
    placeholder; proxy.
  • noun (ancient Rome) someone employed by the Roman Emperor to manage finance and taxes

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investing

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

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court_game

  • noun an athletic game played on a court

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barratry

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

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public

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

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importer

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

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tightrope_walker

  • noun an acrobat who performs on a tightrope or slack rope
    funambulist.

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tribute

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

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racing

  • noun the sport of engaging in contests of speed
  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; hasten; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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marketer

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

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exercise

  • noun the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
    workout; physical exertion; exercising; physical exercise.
    • the doctor recommended regular exercise
    • he did some exercising
    • the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit
  • noun the act of using
    use; utilization; utilisation; usage; employment.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers

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roller_skating

  • noun skating on wheels
  • verb travel on shoes with steel or rubber rollers attached to their soles
    roller skate.
    • In some fashionable restaurants, the waiters roller skate around

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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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exchange

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

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commercial

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

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compensatory_spending

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

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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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packing

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

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free

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

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active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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placeholder

  • noun a person authorized to act for another
    proxy; procurator.
  • noun a symbol in a logical or mathematical expression that can be replaced by the name of any member of specified set

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change

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

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box

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

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convert

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

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balance

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

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talent

  • noun natural abilities or qualities
    endowment; natural endowment; gift.
  • noun a person who possesses unusual innate ability in some field or activity

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soft_sell

  • noun suggestive or persuasive advertising

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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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envoy

  • noun a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
    envoy extraordinary; minister plenipotentiary.
  • noun someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
    emissary.

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advertising

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

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pick

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; choice.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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intelligence_agent

  • noun a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
    secret agent; operative; intelligence officer.

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pack

  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions
  • noun a complete collection of similar things

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changer

  • noun a person who changes something
    modifier.
    • an inveterate changer of the menu
  • noun an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
    auto-changer; record changer.

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grower

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

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water-skiing

  • noun skiing on water while being towed by a motorboat

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desktop_publishing

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

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deputy

  • noun someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
    deputy sheriff.
  • noun an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
    lieutenant.

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private

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

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money_changer

  • noun one whose business is to exchange the money of one country for that of another country
    exchanger.

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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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fee

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

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estate

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

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remainder

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

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next

  • adjective satellite immediately following in time or order
    following.
    • the following day
    • next in line
    • the next president
    • the next item on the list
  • adjective satellite nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
    side by side; adjacent.
    • had adjacent rooms
    • in the next room
    • the person sitting next to me
    • our rooms were side by side

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insider

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

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cockfighting

  • noun participation in the sport of matching gamecocks in a cockfight

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handler

  • noun one who trains or exhibits animals
    animal trainer.
  • noun an agent who handles something or someone
    • the senator's campaign handlers

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cutout

  • noun a switch that interrupts an electric circuit in the event of an overload
  • noun a photograph from which the background has been cut away

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crab

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

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rock_climbing

  • noun the sport or pastime of scaling rock masses on mountain sides (especially with the help of ropes and special equipment)

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literary_agent

  • noun an agent who represents an author in dealings with publishers

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underpayment

  • noun a payment smaller than needed or expected
  • noun the act of paying less than required

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ferrying

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

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field_of_operation

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

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industrial_enterprise

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

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pugilism

  • noun fighting with the fists
    boxing; fisticuffs.

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bond-trading_activity

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

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dealings

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

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pump_priming

  • noun spending money raised by borrowing; used by governments to stimulate their economy
    deficit spending; compensatory spending.
  • noun introducing water into a pump to improve the seal and start the water flowing

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tax_evasion

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

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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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alderman

  • noun a member of a municipal legislative body (as a city council)
    • aldermen usually represent city wards

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judo

  • noun a sport adapted from jujitsu (using principles of not resisting) and similar to wrestling; developed in Japan

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car

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; motorcar; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; railcar; railway car.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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back_pack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; haversack; backpack; rucksack; knapsack.

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defrayment

  • noun the act of paying money
    defrayal; payment.

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printing

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

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ferry

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

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agribusiness

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

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president

  • noun an executive officer of a firm or corporation
  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    United States President; President of the United States; Chief Executive.
    • the President likes to jog every morning

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pony

  • noun a range horse of the western United States
  • noun an informal term for a racehorse
    • he liked to bet on the ponies

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factory_farm

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

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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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tax

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

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agent

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

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high

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

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syndication

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

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rassling

  • noun the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
    wrestling; grappling.

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organizer

  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    arranger; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    labor organizer; organiser.

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trucking

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

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parliamentary

  • adjective relating to or having the nature of a parliament
    • parliamentary reform
    • a parliamentary body
  • adjective satellite having the supreme legislative power resting with a body of cabinet ministers chosen from and responsible to the legislature or parliament
    • parliamentary government

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mill_agent

  • noun the responsible official at a mill that is under absentee ownership

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court

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; judicature.
  • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
    courtroom.
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

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daring

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

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boxing

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

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bullfighting

  • noun the activity at a bullfight
    tauromachy.

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tightrope

  • noun tightly stretched rope or wire on which acrobats perform high above the ground

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earnings

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

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stock

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

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product

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

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farm

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

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sacrifice

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

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hazard

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

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jumping

  • noun the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
  • noun the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
    jump.
    • he advanced in a series of jumps
    • the jumping was unexpected

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blood

  • noun the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
    • blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products
    • the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions
  • noun temperament or disposition
    • a person of hot blood

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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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high_finance

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

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hawk

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

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backpacking

  • noun carrying something in a pack on the back
    packing.
    • the backpacking of oxygen is essential for astronauts
  • verb hike with a backpack
    backpack; pack.
    • Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies

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short

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

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hauling

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

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e-commerce

  • noun commerce conducted electronically (as on the internet)

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chief

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; top dog.
    • the head of the whole operation
  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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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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representation

  • noun a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
    mental representation; internal representation.
  • noun a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

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order

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

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refund

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

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nonpayment

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

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interlocutor

  • noun the performer in the middle of a minstrel line who engages the others in talk
    middleman.
  • noun a person who takes part in a conversation
    conversational partner.

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tetherball

  • noun a game with two players who use rackets to strike a ball that is tethered to the top of a pole; the object is to wrap the string around the pole

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move

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

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jerry

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

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surfriding

  • noun the sport of riding a surfboard toward the shore on the crest of a wave
    surfboarding; surfing.

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camel_racing

  • noun the sport of racing camels

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motorcycle

  • noun a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
    bike.
  • verb ride a motorcycle
    cycle; motorbike.

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pitch

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

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cold

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

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operative

  • noun a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
    intelligence agent; secret agent; intelligence officer.
  • noun someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information
    private investigator; private eye; private detective; sherlock; shamus; PI.

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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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dutch_auction

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

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republication

  • noun something that has been published again; a fresh publication (as of a literary work)
  • noun the act of publishing again
    republishing.

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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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backpack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; back pack; haversack; rucksack; knapsack.
  • verb hike with a backpack
    pack.
    • Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies

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labor

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; labour; proletariat.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    toil; labour.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill

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tramp

  • noun a disreputable vagrant
    hobo; bum.
    • a homeless tramp
    • he tried to help the really down-and-out bums
  • noun a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
    swinger.

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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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gunrunning

  • noun the smuggling of guns and ammunition into a country secretly and illegally

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prime

  • noun a number that has no factor but itself and 1
    prime quantity.
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.

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undercut

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

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return

  • noun document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability
    tax return; income tax return.
    • his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return
  • noun a coming to or returning home
    homecoming.
    • on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party

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finance

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

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food

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

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auto

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; car; motorcar; automobile.
    • he needs a car to get to work

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prime_minister

  • noun the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
    premier; PM.
  • noun the person who is head of state (in several countries)
    chancellor; premier.

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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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publicizing

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

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flotation

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

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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stapler

  • noun a machine that inserts staples into sheets of paper in order to fasten them together
    stapling machine.

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tourism

  • noun the business of providing services to tourists
    touristry.
    • Tourism is a major business in Bermuda

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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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labor_organizer

  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    organizer; organiser.

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meat

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

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payer

  • noun a person who pays money for something
    remunerator.

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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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ipo

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

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repayment

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

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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importation

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

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athletics

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    sport.
  • noun a contest between athletes
    athletic competition; athletic contest.

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soft

  • adjective yielding readily to pressure or weight
  • adjective compassionate and kind; conciliatory
    • he was soft on his children

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bond

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

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skate

  • noun sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs
  • noun large edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head; swim by undulating the edges of the pectoral fins

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storage

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

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haversack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; back pack; backpack; rucksack; knapsack.

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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fish

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

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hard

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

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sled

  • noun a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
    sledge; sleigh.
  • verb ride (on) a sled
    sleigh.

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organiser

  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    organizer; labor organizer.
  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    organizer; arranger.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting

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tobogganing

  • noun riding on a long light sled with low handrails
  • verb move along on a luge or toboggan
    toboggan; luge.

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dune_cycling

  • noun bicycling or motorcycling on sand dunes

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remunerator

  • noun a person who pays money for something
    payer.

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trading

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

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distributor

  • noun someone who markets merchandise
    distributer.
  • noun a person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion
    allocator.

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fair_trade

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

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direct_marketing

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

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agriculture

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

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special

  • noun a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
    • they are having a special on pork chops
  • noun a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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funding

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

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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informercial

  • noun a television commercial presented in the form of a short documentary
    infomercial.

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funambulism

  • noun walking on a tightrope or slack rope
    tightrope walking.

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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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funambulist

  • noun an acrobat who performs on a tightrope or slack rope
    tightrope walker.

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exporting

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

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print

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

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car_racing

  • noun the sport of racing automobiles
    auto racing.

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issue

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

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football_game

  • noun any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    football.

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horseback_riding

  • noun the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
    riding; equitation.
  • noun travel by being carried on horseback
    riding.

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merchandising

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

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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inferiority

  • noun the state of being inferior
    lower rank; lower status.
  • noun an inferior quality
    low quality.

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dune

  • noun a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans
    sand dune.

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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proxy

  • noun a person authorized to act for another
    placeholder; procurator.
  • noun a power of attorney document given by shareholders of a corporation authorizing a specific vote on their behalf at a corporate meeting

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union_representative

  • noun a representative for a labor union

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crowned

  • adjective having an (artificial) crown on a tooth
    • had many crowned teeth
  • verb invest with regal power; enthrone
    coronate; crown.
    • The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey

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swop

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

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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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real-estate_business

  • noun the business of selling real estate

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minstrel

  • noun a singer of folk songs
    jongleur; troubadour; folk singer; poet-singer.
  • noun a performer in a minstrel show

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publication

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

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tangle

  • noun a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven
    • they carved their way through the tangle of vines
  • noun something jumbled or confused
    maze; snarl.
    • a tangle of government regulations

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load_down

  • verb load with a pack
    pack.

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punk

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.
  • noun substance that smolders when ignited; used to light fuses (especially fireworks)

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general_agent

  • noun someone authorized to transact every kind of business for the principal
    universal agent.
  • noun an agent who sells insurance
    insurance broker; insurance agent; underwriter.

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steward

  • noun someone who manages property or other affairs for someone else
  • noun the ship's officer who is in charge of provisions and dining arrangements

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sledding

  • noun the sport of riding on a sled or sleigh
  • noun advancing toward a goal
    going.
    • persuading him was easy going
    • the proposal faces tough sledding

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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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slave_traffic

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

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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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nonprofit

  • noun an organization chartered for other than profit-making activities
    nonprofit organization; not-for-profit.
  • adjective satellite not commercially motivated
    non-profit-making.

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retail

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

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adventure

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

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united_states_president

  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    President; President of the United States; Chief Executive.
    • the President likes to jog every morning

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industrial

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

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blood_sport

  • noun sport that involves killing animals (especially hunting)

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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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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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grade

  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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team_sport

  • noun a sport that involves competition between teams of players
    • baseball is a team sport by golf is not

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owned

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

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gustavus_franklin_swift

  • noun United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
    Swift.

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retail_merchant

  • noun a merchant who sells goods at retail
    retailer.

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message

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

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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interchange

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

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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black_market

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

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fair

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

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bargainer

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

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construct

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

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packer

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

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chief_executive

  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    President; United States President; President of the United States.
    • the President likes to jog every morning
  • noun the office of the United States head of state
    President; President of the United States.
    • a President is elected every four years

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brokerage_house

  • noun place where a broker conducts his business
    brokerage.

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capitalisation

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

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man

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

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friend

  • noun a person you know well and regard with affection and trust
    • he was my best friend at the university
  • noun an associate who provides cooperation or assistance
    ally.
    • he's a good ally in fight

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selling

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

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business_agent

  • noun an agent who handles business affairs for another; especially one who deals with employers

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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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government_agent

  • noun a representative or official of a government or administrative department of a government

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surfing

  • noun the sport of riding a surfboard toward the shore on the crest of a wave
    surfboarding; surfriding.
  • verb ride the waves of the sea with a surfboard
    surf; surfboard.
    • Californians love to surf

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ship_chandler

  • noun a dealer in equipment and supplies for ships

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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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ecotourism

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

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agriculturist

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

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grocery

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

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floatation

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

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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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hike

  • noun a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
    hiking; tramp.
    • she enjoys a hike in her spare time
  • noun an increase in cost
    rise; boost; cost increase.
    • they asked for a 10% rise in rates

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monger

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

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store

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

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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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trek

  • noun a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)
  • noun any long and difficult trip

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gambol

  • noun gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
    caper; play; frolic; romp.
    • it was all done in play
    • their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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teleselling

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

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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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stowing

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

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premier

  • noun the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
    Prime Minister; PM.
  • noun the person who is head of state (in several countries)
    chancellor; prime minister.

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greyhound

  • noun a tall slender dog of an ancient breed noted for swiftness and keen sight; used as a racing dog

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ice_hockey

  • noun a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
    hockey game; hockey.

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talent_scout

  • noun someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports)
    scout.

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water_polo

  • noun a game played in a swimming pool by two teams of swimmers who try to throw an inflated ball into the opponents' goal

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short_sale

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

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kit_bag

  • noun a knapsack (usually for a soldier)
    kitbag.

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drug_traffic

  • noun traffic in illegal drugs
    narcotraffic; drug trafficking.

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conversion

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

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bailee

  • noun the agent to whom property involved in a bailment is delivered

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evasion

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

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universal_agent

  • noun someone authorized to transact every kind of business for the principal
    general agent.

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sportfishing

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

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agency

  • noun an administrative unit of government
    office; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • noun a business that serves other businesses

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switch

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

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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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head_of_state

  • noun the chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government
    chief of state.

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middleman

  • noun someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
    wholesaler; jobber.
  • noun the performer in the middle of a minstrel line who engages the others in talk
    interlocutor.

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build

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

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supply

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

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sculling

  • noun rowing by a single oarsman in a racing shell
  • verb propel with sculls
    scull.
    • scull the boat

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channel

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

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play

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

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free_agency

  • noun (sports) the state of a professional athlete who is free to negotiate a contract to play for any team

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equestrian

  • noun a man skilled in equitation
    horseback rider; horseman.
  • adjective of or relating to or composed of knights

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capitalization

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

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rucksack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; back pack; haversack; backpack; knapsack.

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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stockist

  • noun one (as a retailer or distributor) that stocks goods

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troubadour

  • noun a singer of folk songs
    jongleur; minstrel; folk singer; poet-singer.

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payment

  • noun a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
  • noun the act of paying money
    defrayment; defrayal.

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prostitute

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

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salary

  • noun something that remunerates
    wage; pay; earnings; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings

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apostolic_delegate

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a representative of the Holy See in a country that has no formal diplomatic relations with it

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singer

  • noun a person who sings
    vocalizer; vocalist; vocaliser.
  • noun United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)
    Isaac Merrit Singer; Isaac M. Singer.

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horse_trade

  • noun the swapping of horses (accompanied by much bargaining)
    horse trading.

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water_sport

  • noun sports that involve bodies of water
    aquatics.

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sale

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

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romper

  • noun a person who romps or frolics
  • noun a one-piece garment for children to wear at play; the lower part is shaped like bloomers
    romper suit.

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divestiture

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

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cross-country_skiing

  • noun the sport of skiing across the countryside (rather than downhill)

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traffic

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

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outdoor_game

  • noun an athletic game that is played outdoors

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enterprise

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

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technical

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

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shop

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    store.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    workshop.

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walking

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walk.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • verb use one's feet to advance; advance by steps
    walk.
    • Walk, don't run!
    • We walked instead of driving
    • She walks with a slight limp
    • The patient cannot walk yet
    • Walk over to the cabinet

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bait

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

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barter

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

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amortisation

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

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syndicate

  • noun a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
    mob; family; crime syndicate.
  • noun an association of companies for some definite purpose
    consortium; pool.

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shoddy

  • noun reclaimed wool fiber
  • adjective satellite cheap and shoddy
    cheapjack; tawdry.
    • cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist

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telephone_order

  • noun receiving orders via telephone

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freight

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

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corner

  • noun a place off to the side of an area
    • he tripled to the rightfield corner
    • the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean
  • noun the point where two lines meet or intersect
    • the corners of a rectangle

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principal

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

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caper

  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
  • noun pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces

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booking_agent

  • noun someone who engages a person or company for performances
    booker.

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foreign_exchange

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

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less

  • adjective (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree
    • of less importance
    • less time to spend with the family
    • a shower uses less water
    • less than three years old
  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    LE; lupus erythematosus.

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pump

  • noun a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    heart; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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bush

  • noun a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    shrub.
  • noun a large wilderness area

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black

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

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hockey

  • noun a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
    field hockey.
  • noun a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
    ice hockey; hockey game.

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factor

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

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riding

  • noun the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
    horseback riding; equitation.
  • noun travel by being carried on horseback
    horseback riding.

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distributer

  • noun someone who markets merchandise
    distributor.
  • noun electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
    distributor; electrical distributor.

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wool

  • noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
    woolen; woollen.
  • noun fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving

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inferior

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

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grocery_store

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

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cottage_industry

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

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express

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

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financing

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

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shipping_agent

  • noun the agent of a shipowner

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exchanger

  • noun one whose business is to exchange the money of one country for that of another country
    money changer.

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trade

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

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vender

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

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merchandise

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

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mediator

  • noun a negotiator who acts as a link between parties
    intermediator; go-between; intercessor; intermediary.

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exportation

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

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covering

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

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swift

  • noun United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
    Gustavus Franklin Swift.
  • noun an English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)
    Jonathan Swift; Dean Swift.

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rowing

  • noun the act of rowing as a sport
    row.
  • verb propel with oars
    row.
    • row the boat across the lake

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delegacy

  • noun the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent
    representation; agency.
  • noun a group of representatives or delegates
    delegation; commission; deputation; mission.

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commercialization

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

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shop_steward

  • noun a union member who is elected to represent fellow workers in negotiating with management
    steward.

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banking

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

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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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common

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

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activity

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

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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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resident_commissioner

  • noun the representative of Puerto Rico in the United States House of Representatives

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air_transport

  • noun transportation by air
    air transportation.

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employment_agent

  • noun someone who runs an employment agency

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secret_agent

  • noun a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
    intelligence agent; operative; intelligence officer.

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dump

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

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hockey_game

  • noun a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
    ice hockey; hockey.

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intelligence

  • noun the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
  • noun a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
    intelligence service; intelligence agency.

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initial_offering

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

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next_friend

  • noun (law) a person who acts on behalf of an infant or disabled person

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skateboarding

  • noun the sport of skating on a skateboard
  • verb ride on a flat board with rollers attached to the bottom
    skateboard.

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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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sport

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    athletics.
  • noun the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

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commutation

  • noun the travel of a commuter
    commuting.
  • noun a warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one

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corporate_finance

  • noun the financial activities of corporation

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bootleg

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

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grocer

  • noun a retail merchant who sells foodstuffs (and some household supplies)

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walking_delegate

  • noun a union representative who visits workers at their jobs to see whether agreements are observed

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between

  • adverb in the interval
    betwixt.
    • dancing all the dances with little rest between
  • adverb in between
    'tween.
    • two houses with a tree between

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import

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

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commercial_enterprise

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

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food_market

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

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line_of_business

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

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cold_storage

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

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bond_trading

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

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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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folk_singer

  • noun a singer of folk songs
    jongleur; troubadour; minstrel; poet-singer.

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discount_business

  • noun the business of selling merchandise at a discount

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convertible

  • noun a car that has top that can be folded or removed
  • noun a corporate security (usually bonds or preferred stock) that can be exchanged for another form of security (usually common stock)
    convertible security.

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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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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; 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 territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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trader

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

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drug

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

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foreign

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

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commercial_message

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

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swim

  • noun the act of swimming
    swimming.
    • it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool
  • verb travel through water
    • We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore
    • a big fish was swimming in the tank

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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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escapade

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

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poet-singer

  • noun a singer of folk songs
    jongleur; troubadour; minstrel; folk singer.

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load

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

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chief_of_state

  • noun the chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government
    head of state.

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low_quality

  • noun an inferior quality
    inferiority.

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vendition

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

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packaging

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

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polo

  • noun a game similar to field hockey but played on horseback using long-handled mallets and a wooden ball
  • noun Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)
    Marco Polo.

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overpayment

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

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boat

  • noun a small vessel for travel on water
  • noun a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
    gravy holder; sauceboat; gravy boat.

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cycling

  • noun the sport of traveling on a bicycle or motorcycle
  • verb cause to go through a recurring sequence
    cycle.
    • cycle the laundry in this washing program

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motorbike

  • noun small motorcycle with a low frame and small wheels and elevated handlebars
    minibike.
  • verb ride a motorcycle
    cycle; motorcycle.

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union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    trades union; brotherhood; labor union; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    North.
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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corner_man

  • noun a man at one end of line of performers in a minstrel show; carries on humorous dialogue with the interlocutor
    end man.

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secret

  • noun something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)
    • the combination to the safe was a secret
    • he tried to keep his drinking a secret
  • noun information known only to a special group
    arcanum.
    • the secret of Cajun cooking

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frisk

  • noun the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs
    frisking.
    • he gave the suspect a quick frisk
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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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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brokerage_firm

  • noun a stock broker's business; charges a fee to act as intermediary between buyer and seller
    brokerage; securities firm.

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chandler

  • noun a retail dealer in provisions and supplies
  • noun United States writer of detective thrillers featuring the character of Philip Marlowe (1888-1959)
    Raymond Thornton Chandler; Raymond Chandler.

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mercantilism

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

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firm

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

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prime_minister

  • noun the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
    premier; PM.
  • noun the person who is head of state (in several countries)
    chancellor; premier.

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butchery

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

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fund

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

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program_trading

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

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expenditure

  • noun money paid out; an amount spent
    spending; outlay; outgo.
  • noun the act of spending money for goods or services
    expending.

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minister

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; pastor; rector; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches
  • noun a person appointed to a high office in the government
    government minister.
    • Minister of Finance

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short_covering

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

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trafficker

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

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commerce

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

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private_treaty

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

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tightrope_walking

  • noun walking on a tightrope or slack rope
    funambulism.

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air

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

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jongleur

  • noun a singer of folk songs
    troubadour; minstrel; folk singer; poet-singer.

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cultivator

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

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aquatics

  • noun sports that involve bodies of water
    water sport.
  • noun a plant that lives in or on water
    aquatic.

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freight_agent

  • noun an employee of a freight carrier who directs the receipt and delivery of goods

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huckster

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

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residuum

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residual; rest; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance

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program

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

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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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resident

  • noun someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
    occupier; occupant.
  • noun a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital
    house physician; resident physician.
    • the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital

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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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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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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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industrialisation

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

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serialisation

  • noun publication in serial form
    serialization.

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ransom

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

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party

  • noun an organization to gain political power
    political party.
    • in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level
  • noun a group of people gathered together for pleasure
    • she joined the party after dinner

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transactor

  • noun someone who conducts or carries on business or negotiations

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meat-packing_business

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

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pay

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

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narcotraffic

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

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cross

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

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butcher

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

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pony-trekking

  • noun a sport in which people ride across country on ponies

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retailing

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

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tumbling

  • noun the gymnastic moves of an acrobat
    acrobatics.
  • verb fall down, as if collapsing
    topple; tumble.
    • The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it

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inventory

  • noun a detailed list of all the items in stock
    stock list.
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    stock.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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circularization

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

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monarch

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    crowned head; sovereign.
  • noun large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed
    milkweed butterfly; monarch butterfly; Danaus plexippus.

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intermediary

  • noun a negotiator who acts as a link between parties
    intermediator; go-between; intercessor; mediator.

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peddling

  • noun the act of selling goods for a living
    vending; hawking; vendition.
  • verb sell or offer for sale from place to place
    monger; vend; pitch; peddle; hawk; huckster.

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wheel

  • noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  • noun a handwheel that is used for steering
    steering wheel.

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sell

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

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slave

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

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pedal

  • noun a sustained bass note
    pedal point.
  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    foot lever; treadle; foot pedal.

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kit

  • noun a case for containing a set of articles
  • noun gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose
    outfit.

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surfboarding

  • noun the sport of riding a surfboard toward the shore on the crest of a wave
    surfriding; surfing.
  • verb ride the waves of the sea with a surfboard
    surf; surfboard.
    • Californians love to surf

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kitbag

  • noun a knapsack (usually for a soldier)
    kit bag.

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running

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

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climbing

  • noun an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
    climb; mounting.
  • verb go upward with gradual or continuous progress
    climb up; climb; mount; go up.
    • Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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president

  • noun an executive officer of a firm or corporation
  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    United States President; President of the United States; Chief Executive.
    • the President likes to jog every morning

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transaction

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

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emissary

  • noun someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
    envoy.

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romp

  • noun an easy victory
    laugher; blowout; runaway; walkaway; shoo-in.
  • noun a girl who behaves in a boyish manner
    tomboy; hoyden.

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surrogate

  • noun someone who takes the place of another person
    replacement; alternate.
  • noun a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others
    deputy.

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horse_racing

  • noun the sport of racing horses

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motorcycling

  • noun riding a motorcycle
    • motorcycling is a dangerous sport
  • verb ride a motorcycle
    cycle; motorbike; motorcycle.

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vendue

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

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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contact

  • noun close interaction
    • they kept in daily contact
    • they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
  • noun the act of touching physically
    physical contact.
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch

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spectator

  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; looker; witness; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star
  • noun a woman's pump with medium heel; usually in contrasting colors for toe and heel
    spectator pump.

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telephone

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

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traffic

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

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athletic_game

  • noun a game involving athletic activity

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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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outdoor_sport

  • noun a sport that is played outdoors
    field sport.

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outdoor

  • adjective located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
    outside; out-of-door.
    • outdoor clothes
    • badminton and other outdoor games
    • a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding
  • adjective pertaining to or concerning the outdoors or outdoor activities
    • outdoor education is the area of teacher training concerned with training for outdoor activities

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circularisation

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

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camel

  • noun cud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions

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athletic

  • adjective relating to or befitting athletics or athletes
    • athletic facilities
  • adjective satellite vigorously active
    gymnastic; acrobatic.
    • an acrobatic dance
    • an athletic child
    • athletic playing
    • gymnastic exercises

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money

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

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unitisation

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

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rest

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; repose; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool

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employee-owned_enterprise

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

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fishing

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

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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auctioneer

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

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speed

  • noun distance travelled per unit time
    velocity.
  • noun a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
    swiftness; fastness.
    • the project advanced with gratifying speed

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wage

  • noun something that remunerates
    pay; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
    engage.
    • Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

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grappling

  • noun the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
    grapple; wrestle; wrestling; hand-to-hand struggle.
    • they had a fierce wrestle
    • we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully
  • noun the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
    rassling; wrestling.

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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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butchering

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

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jerry-building

  • noun construction of inferior buildings for a quick profit

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desktop

  • noun the top of a desk
  • noun (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear
    screen background; background.

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telecommerce

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

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acrobatics

  • noun the gymnastic moves of an acrobat
    tumbling.
  • noun the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
    aerobatics; stunt flying; stunting.

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ski

  • noun narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snow
  • verb move along on skis
    • We love to ski the Rockies
    • My children don't ski

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real

  • noun any rational or irrational number
    real number.
  • noun the basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos

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insider_trading

  • noun buying or selling corporate stock by a corporate officer or other insider on the basis of information that has not been made public and is supposed to remain confidential

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vendor

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

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government

  • noun the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    authorities; regime.
    • the government reduced taxes
    • the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; governing.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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chancellor

  • noun the person who is head of state (in several countries)
    premier; prime minister.
  • noun the British cabinet minister responsible for finance
    Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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assemblyman

  • noun someone who is a member of a legislative assembly

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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business_enterprise

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

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wholesaler

  • noun someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
    middleman; jobber.

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vending

  • noun the act of selling goods for a living
    peddling; hawking; vendition.
  • verb sell or offer for sale from place to place
    monger; vend; pitch; peddle; hawk; huckster.

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commercial-grade

  • adjective satellite of the kind or quality used in commerce; average or inferior
    commercial.
    • commercial grade of beef
    • commercial oxalic acid

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ski_jumping

  • noun the act of performing a jump on skis from a high ramp overhanging a snow covered slope
  • verb jump on skis
    ski jump.

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unitization

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

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hunt

  • noun an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
    hunt club.
  • noun Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
    William Holman Hunt; Holman Hunt.

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fisticuffs

  • noun a fight with bare fists
    fistfight; slugfest.
  • noun fighting with the fists
    pugilism; boxing.

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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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officer

  • noun any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    military officer.
    • an officer is responsible for the lives of his men
  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officeholder.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year

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trade-in

  • noun an item of property that is given in part payment for a new one

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sleigh

  • noun a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
    sledge; sled.
  • verb ride (on) a sled
    sled.

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middlewoman

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cheapjack

  • noun a peddler of inferior goods
  • adjective satellite cheap and shoddy
    shoddy; tawdry.
    • cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist

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go-between

  • noun a negotiator who acts as a link between parties
    intermediator; intercessor; intermediary; mediator.

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arbitrage

  • noun a kind of hedged investment meant to capture slight differences in price; when there is a difference in the price of something on two different markets the arbitrageur simultaneously buys at the lower price and sells at the higher price
  • verb practice arbitrage, as in the stock market

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bait_and_switch

  • noun a deceptive way of selling that involves advertising a product at a very low price in order to attract customers who are then persuaded to switch to a more expensive product

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nafta

  • noun an agreement for free trade between the United States and Canada and Mexico; became effective in 1994 for ten years
    North American Free Trade Agreement.

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personal_representative

  • noun a person who manages the affairs of another

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back

  • noun the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
    dorsum.
    • his back was nicely tanned
  • noun the side that goes last or is not normally seen
    rear.
    • he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

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meatpacking

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

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hard_sell

  • noun forceful and insistent advertising

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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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export

  • noun commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country
    exportation.
  • verb sell or transfer abroad
    • we export less than we import and have a negative trade balance

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expressage

  • noun rapid transport of goods
    express.

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employment

  • noun the state of being employed or having a job
    employ.
    • they are looking for employment
    • he was in the employ of the city
  • noun the occupation for which you are paid
    work.
    • he is looking for employment
    • a lot of people are out of work

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equestrian_sport

  • noun a sport that tests horsemanship

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transport

  • noun something that serves as a means of transportation
    conveyance.
  • noun an exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes

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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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operation

  • noun the state of being in effect or being operative
    • that rule is no longer in operation
  • noun a business especially one run on a large scale
    • a large-scale farming operation
    • a multinational operation
    • they paid taxes on every stage of the operation
    • they had to consolidate their operations

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field_sport

  • noun a sport that is played outdoors
    outdoor sport.

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end_man

  • noun a man at one end of line of performers in a minstrel show; carries on humorous dialogue with the interlocutor
    corner man.
  • noun a man at one end of a row of people

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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seller

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

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overcapitalisation

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

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air_transportation

  • noun transportation by air
    air transport.

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deficit

  • noun the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
    shortfall; shortage.
    • new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit
  • noun a deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning
    • the people concerned have a deficit in verbal memory
    • they have serious linguistic deficits

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scalp

  • noun the skin that covers the top of the head
    • they wanted to take his scalp as a trophy
  • verb sell illegally, as on the black market

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lark

  • noun North American songbirds having a yellow breast
    meadowlark.
  • noun a songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open country; has streaky brown plumage
    pipit; titlark.

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booking

  • noun employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time
    engagement.
    • the play had bookings throughout the summer
  • noun the act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group)
    reservation.
    • wondered who had made the booking

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run

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

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business

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business organisation; business concern; business organization; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    commercial enterprise; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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apostolic

  • adjective of or relating to or deriving from the Apostles or their teachings
    apostolical.
  • adjective proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles
    papal; pontifical; apostolical.
    • papal dispensation

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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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broker

  • noun a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
    agent; factor.
  • verb act as a broker

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slaughter

  • noun the killing of animals (as for food)
  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; whipping; thrashing; debacle; walloping.

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tauromachy

  • noun the activity at a bullfight
    bullfighting.

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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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shopper

  • noun someone who visits stores in search of articles to buy
  • noun a commercial agent who shops at the competitor's store in order to compare their prices and merchandise with those of the store that employs her

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brokerage

  • noun a stock broker's business; charges a fee to act as intermediary between buyer and seller
    securities firm; brokerage firm.
  • noun the business of a broker; charges a fee to arrange a contract between two parties

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manufacturer

  • noun a business engaged in manufacturing some product
    manufacturing business; maker.
  • noun someone who manufactures something
    producer.

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meat_packing

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

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packsack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    back pack; haversack; backpack; rucksack; knapsack.

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carriage_trade

  • noun trade from upper-class customers

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package

  • noun a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
    parcel; packet; bundle.
  • noun a wrapped container
    parcel.

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have

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

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industry

  • noun the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise
    • each industry has its own trade publications
  • noun the organized action of making of goods and services for sale
    manufacture.
    • American industry is making increased use of computers to control production

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touristry

  • noun the business of providing services to tourists
    tourism.
    • Tourism is a major business in Bermuda

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stowage

  • noun the charge for stowing goods
  • noun a room in which things are stored
    storeroom; storage room.

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shipping

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

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president_of_the_united_states

  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    President; United States President; Chief Executive.
    • the President likes to jog every morning
  • noun the office of the United States head of state
    President; Chief Executive.
    • a President is elected every four years

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free_trade

  • noun international trade free of government interference

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swimming

  • noun the act of swimming
    swim.
    • it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool
  • verb travel through water
    swim.
    • We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore
    • a big fish was swimming in the tank

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repair

  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
    reparation; fixing; fix; mending; fixture; mend.
  • noun a formal way of referring to the condition of something
    • the building was in good repair

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publishing

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

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gymnastic

  • adjective satellite vigorously active
    athletic; acrobatic.
    • an acrobatic dance
    • an athletic child
    • athletic playing
    • gymnastic exercises
  • adjective of or relating to or used in exercises intended to develop strength and agility
    • gymnastic horse

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speed_skating

  • noun competitive skating on speed skates (usually around an oval course)
  • verb race on skates
    speed skate.

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retailer

  • noun a merchant who sells goods at retail
    retail merchant.

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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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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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special_agent

  • noun someone whose authority is limited to the special undertaking they have been instructed to perform

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raiser

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

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utility

  • noun a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
    public utility company; public-service corporation; public utility.
  • noun the quality of being of practical use
    usefulness.

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realisation

  • noun a musical composition that has been completed or enriched by someone other than the composer
    realization.
  • noun coming to understand something clearly and distinctly
    recognition; realization.
    • a growing realization of the risk involved
    • a sudden recognition of the problem he faced
    • increasing recognition that diabetes frequently coexists with other chronic diseases

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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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bootlegging

  • noun the act of making or transporting alcoholic liquor for sale illegally
    • the Prohibition amendment made bootlegging profitable
  • noun the act of selling illegally or without permission
    • the bootlegging of videotapes is common in Asia

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parliamentary_agent

  • noun a person who is employed to look after the affairs of businesses that are affected by legislation of the British Parliament

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spending

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

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employee-owned_business

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

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meat_packer

  • noun a wholesaler in the meat-packing business
    packer.

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initial

  • noun the first letter of a word (especially a person's name)
    • he refused to put the initials FRS after his name
  • verb mark with one's initials

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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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low

  • noun an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
    depression.
    • a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow
  • noun British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
    David Low; Sir David Alexander Cecil Low; Sir David Low.

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dumping

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

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wool_stapler

  • noun a dealer in wool
  • noun a person who sorts wool into different grades
    woolsorter.

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gymnastic_exercise

  • noun (gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus)
  • noun a sport that involves exercises intended to display strength and balance and agility
    gymnastics.

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truckage

  • noun a fee charged for transporting goods by truckage
  • noun the activity of transporting goods by truck
    hauling; trucking.

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manufacture

  • noun the organized action of making of goods and services for sale
    industry.
    • American industry is making increased use of computers to control production
  • noun the act of making something (a product) from raw materials
    manufacturing; fabrication.
    • the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals
    • an improvement in the manufacture of explosives
    • manufacturing is vital to Great Britain

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initial_public_offering

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

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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buy

  • noun an advantageous purchase
    steal; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • verb obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction
    purchase.
    • The family purchased a new car
    • The conglomerate acquired a new company
    • She buys for the big department store

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infomercial

  • noun a television commercial presented in the form of a short documentary
    informercial.

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hawking

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

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offering

  • noun something offered (as a proposal or bid)
    offer.
    • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds
  • noun money contributed to a religious organization

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boat_racing

  • noun the sport of racing boats

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smuggling

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

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purchasing_agent

  • noun an agent who purchases goods or services for another

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republishing

  • noun the act of publishing again
    republication.
  • verb publish again
    republish.
    • The scientist republished his results after he made some corrections

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poet

  • noun a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)

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construction

  • noun the act of constructing something
    building.
    • during the construction we had to take a detour
    • his hobby was the building of boats
  • noun a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit
    expression; grammatical construction.
    • I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner

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bum

  • noun a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    git; crumb; stinker; so-and-so; scum bag; rat; rotter; puke; dirty dog; skunk; stinkpot; lowlife.
    • only a rotter would do that
    • kill the rat
    • throw the bum out
    • you cowardly little pukes!
    • the British call a contemptible person a `git'
  • noun a disreputable vagrant
    tramp; hobo.
    • a homeless tramp
    • he tried to help the really down-and-out bums

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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disbursement

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

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commercialism

  • noun transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
    commerce; mercantilism.

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wholesale

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

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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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middleperson

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ice_skating

  • noun skating on ice
  • verb move along on ice skates
    ice skate.

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skylark

  • noun brown-speckled European lark noted for singing while hovering at a great height
    Alauda arvensis.
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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carriage

  • noun a railcar where passengers ride
    coach; passenger car.
  • noun a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
    rig; equipage.

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gymnastics

  • noun a sport that involves exercises intended to display strength and balance and agility
    gymnastic exercise.

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distribution

  • noun (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence
    statistical distribution.
  • noun the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume
    dispersion.
    • worldwide in distribution
    • the distribution of nerve fibers
    • in complementary distribution

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clear

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

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skating

  • noun the sport of gliding on skates
  • verb move along on skates
    skate.
    • The Dutch often skate along the canals in winter

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marketplace

  • noun the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
    market place; market.
    • without competition there would be no market
    • they were driven from the marketplace
  • noun an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
    market place; mart; market.

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universal

  • noun (linguistics) a grammatical rule (or other linguistic feature) that is found in all languages
    linguistic universal.
  • noun (logic) a proposition that asserts something of all members of a class
    universal proposition.

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securities_firm

  • noun a stock broker's business; charges a fee to act as intermediary between buyer and seller
    brokerage; brokerage firm.

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general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    full general.
  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    superior general.

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importing

  • noun the commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country
    importation.
  • verb bring in from abroad
    import.

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ship

  • noun a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  • verb transport commercially
    send; transport.

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treaty

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

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dealer

  • noun someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
    trader; bargainer; monger.
  • noun a firm engaged in trading

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distribution_channel

  • noun a way of selling a company's product either directly or via distributors
    channel.
    • possible distribution channels are wholesalers or small retailers or retail chains or direct mailers or your own stores

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tourer

  • noun someone who travels for pleasure
    holidaymaker; tourist.
  • noun large open car seating four with folding top
    touring car; phaeton.

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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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bicycling

  • noun riding a bicycle
  • verb ride a bicycle
    wheel; pedal; bike; bicycle; cycle.

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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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field

  • noun a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
    • he planted a field of wheat
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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auction_sale

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

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frolic

  • noun gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
    caper; play; gambol; romp.
    • it was all done in play
    • their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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exporter

  • noun a businessperson who transports goods abroad (for sale)

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overcapitalization

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

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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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football

  • noun any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    football game.
  • noun the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football

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equitation

  • noun the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
    riding; horseback riding.

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walker

  • noun a person who travels by foot
    pedestrian; footer.
  • noun New Zealand runner who in 1975 became the first person to run a mile in less that 3 minutes and 50 seconds (born in 1952)
    John Walker.

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gravure

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

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north_american_free_trade_agreement

  • noun an agreement for free trade between the United States and Canada and Mexico; became effective in 1994 for ten years
    NAFTA.

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building

  • noun a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
    edifice.
    • there was a three-story building on the corner
    • it was an imposing edifice
  • noun the act of constructing something
    construction.
    • during the construction we had to take a detour
    • his hobby was the building of boats

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track_and_field

  • noun participating in athletic sports performed on a running track or on the field associated with it

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e

  • noun a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body
    tocopherol; vitamin E.
  • noun a radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons
    atomic number 99; einsteinium; Es.

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simony

  • noun traffic in ecclesiastical offices or preferments
    barratry.

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greyhound_racing

  • noun the sport of racing greyhounds

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remit

  • noun the topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with
    • they set up a group with a remit to suggest ways for strengthening family life
  • noun (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
    remitment; remission.

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mercenary

  • noun a person hired to fight for another country than their own
    soldier of fortune.
  • adjective satellite marked by materialism
    worldly-minded; materialistic.

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spectator_sport

  • noun a sport that many people find entertaining to watch

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booker

  • noun someone who engages a person or company for performances
    booking agent.

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bribe

  • noun payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
    payoff.
  • verb make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
    corrupt; grease one's palms; buy.
    • This judge can be bought

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push

  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away
    pushing.
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • noun the force used in pushing
    thrust.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines

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representative

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

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