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- n. A card game for two players in which the object is to win all of the other player's cards.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A children's game at cards.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a card game for two players in which the object is to win all of the other player's cards
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What's more, reasons unknown to me, the most prestigious and wealthy schools tend to interview and make offers later; I've heard it suggested that they are free-riding on the work of others to figure out who the market considers desirable or playing strategic beggar-my-neighbor, but that seems harsh.
No, Mr. Bergsten, reaction to it is better known as 'tit-for-tat' - or 'beggar-my-neighbor' policies: policies that attempt to remedy economic problems in one country in ways which tend to worsen the problems of other countries.
EU governments are aiming to cut both debt and fiscal deficits on a scale that threatens beggar-my-neighbor deflation, denies their 2008 commitment to a European Economic Recovery Plan, and risks a double dip recession and a massive crisis of confidence both in the markets and in governments.
Any retreat from globalization, he said, would risk a return to the beggar-my-neighbor economic politics of the 1920s and 1930s, which led directly to World War II. It's easy to read the tale of the two demonstrations as a symbol of the power of commercial interests, and the weakness of their opponents.
Last century's interwar years produced protectionist beggar-my-neighbor policies which only intensified the Depression and set nation against nation.
Competitive wage reductions, competitive tariffs, competitive liquidation of foreign assets, competitive currency deflations, competitive economy campaigns - all are of this beggar-my-neighbor description.
Consequently, solutions suggested by Germany hover around a zero-sum world of beggar-my-neighbor policies in which a country attempts to play to its benefit alone by increasing market share from the rest of the region.
This article reminded me that in the last depression, every country tried a beggar-my-neighbor policy.
I also do not think there is much significance in the beggar-my-neighbor exchange rate cut for the Vietnamese currency.
Even as U.S. auto companies are advocating special subsidies for the U.S. auto industry in Detroit and pursuing beggar-my-neighbor financial policies (let foreign banks and economies absorb the financial loss from playing in the Wall Street casino), foreign countries are not to develop a financial system more highly regulated, an agriculture more aimed at feeding their own people.
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