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jugaad
 n.— «The operative world of jugaad, implying alternatives, substitutes, improvisations and make-dos, is spurred by a native inventiveness steeped in a culture of scarcity and survival.» —“Makeshift Miracles: The Indian Genius for Jugaad” by Sudip Talukdar Times of India Jan. 1, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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