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money

money  adj.— «A good ball player is one thing. A money player is something else. There are both money ball clubs and money ball players.…A star performer may carry a high batting average opposite his name. He may have but a few...

dockominium

dockominium  n.— «One response has been the rise of the dockominium, an idea that started in Florida’s year-round boating environment. Marinas sell boat slips like real estate, assuring the owner perpetual ownership, tax write-offs for...

peaceful rising

peaceful rising  n.— «Beginning late last year, senior Chinese leaders and analysts began promoting the notion of “peaceful rise” (heping jueqi) as “the new pathway” (xin dao lu) for China in the coming decades...

backpacker

backpacker  n.— «There are a lot of places that we still didn’t get to in the video—Arkansas, Kentucky. And there is a big “backpacker” (or alternative) hip-hop scene that we didn’t get to. But that doesn’t take away from this...

alligator economics

alligator economics  n.— «One reason why the wage-earning middle class increasingly can’t afford California is that wages, adjusted for inflation, have been stagnant for two decades. In the same time, the percentage of income needed to pay...

young-old

young-old  n.— «Another meaningful division of the life cycle is now appearing in the rise of the young-old, a group drawn mainly from the 55-to-75 age group. The young-old are distinguished from the middle-aged primarily by retirement...