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 n.— «At the same time the advanced due-diligence process, known as “bring-down,” being undertaken by B&B’s advisers had started to turn up some disturbing figures in the mortgage book.» —“B&B had to pass the hat around” by Harry Wilson Financial News Online June 9, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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