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tacking
 n.— «Anyone who earns at least $1,500 a year from a state or local government job qualifies for a public pension, making it possible to string together many part-time jobs to produce a big retirement payoff—a practice known as “tacking.”» —“Pension inflation is under scrutiny” by Robert Schwaneberg Star-Ledger (New Jersey) Aug. 25, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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