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 n.— «People quickly shift their attention from making sound business decisions to figuring out how to get their share of the government’s generosity. That drags us right back into the old “grantrepreneur” mentality that has been a curse of our business community for two generations.» —“No special deals, one tax cut for all” by Brian Lee Crowley in Halifax, Nova Scotia Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (Can.) Aug. 16, 2000. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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