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tent pole

tent pole  n.— «As the only major industry in town, it is the tent pole of Stratford’s economy.» —“As Stratford’s World Turns” by Gina Mallet Globe and Mail (Toronto, Can.) Mar. 27, 1986. (source: Double...

Japan surpassing

Japan surpassing  n.— «These days, the phrase floating around to characterize the world’s second largest economy is “Japan surpassing”—praise for a country that has far exceeded American expectations as a reliable ally standing...

kalo-kalo

kalo-kalo  n.— «The finest hour for those who have always likened the management of Nigeria’s economy to Kalokalo (casino), it appears, is here. Put roughly, Kalokalo refers to the inclination to enter an economic river without compass...

kalo-kalo

kalo-kalo  n.— «So the Buhari that is likely to register in the minds of many Nigerians today, depending on where you belong and from where you are looking at him, is…the man who attempted to liberate the Nigerian economy from the...

food insecurity

food insecurity  n.— «Driving the “food insecurity” numbers—a term coined by the federal government to measure hunger—is Michigan’s stubborn unemployment rate, the anti-hunger research and policy group said.» —“Economy...

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