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buscone

buscone  n.— «The new system calls for Dominican and Haitian buscones, or recruiters, to go to Haiti and promise workers easy money, good housing and soft jobs.» —“Haitians feel oppression from Dominican bias” by Gregory...

tap-tap

tap-tap  n.— «She leaves the house at 4 a.m. to catch the “tap-tap,” one of the privately-owned vans, buses, and trucks that serve as Haiti’s equivalent of public transportation. The always crowded tap-taps—coined for the two...

natural capitalism

natural capitalism n. an economic theory or practice which assigns a financial cost to the use, maintenance, abuse, or depletion of natural resources and ecosystems. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

natural capitalism

natural capitalism  n.— «Natural capitalism recognizes the critical interdependency between the production and use of human-made capital and the maintenance and supply of natural capital.…Natural capital, made up of resources...

natural capitalism

natural capitalism  n.— «In the effort to create a greener economic system, some theorists—starting with University of Florida zoologist C.S. Holling—are seeking to define an economic value for nature. Costanza describes what he calls...

derecho

derecho  n.— «On the evening of July 8, cool air made heavy by rain crashed earthward at tremendous speed in central Nebraska, said Pollack, the weather service meteorologist. The descending air touched off a weather phenomenon known as a...