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  • v. Present participle of boost.

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Examples

  • You can add to another important protein boosting combo ... frijoles con maiz.

    Frijol---Frijoles

  • Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, who has signaled a yuan appreciation of that amount would make a meaningful difference in boosting U.S. jobs and trade.

    Stronger Yuan May Not Mean More U.S. Jobs

  • The earnings will be reduced by three cents a share from the Ratiopharm deal, but the company expects the acquisition to begin boosting profits in the first quarter of next year.

    Generic Drug Sales Boost Teva's Profit

  • Teva also said the integration of its $5 billion acquisition of German generic-drug company Ratiopharm is proceeding well and will begin boosting profits in the first quarter of next year.

    Generic Drug Sales Boost Teva's Profit

  • The scrutiny of for-profit education companies escalated last summer when the U.S. Department of Education proposed new regulations aimed at what the department says are aggressive recruitment tactics that overburden students with debt in the name of boosting enrollment and profits.

    Washington Post Earnings Slide 50%

  • The Treasury is selling bonds with negative interest rates, suggesting the market believes the Federal Reserve will succeed in boosting inflation, report Aline von Duyn, Michael Mackenzie, and Nicole Bullock: 'The Fed has been sending the message that its cheque book is ready and it will do what it takes to reflate the economy,' said Jan Loeys, head of global asset allocation at JPMorgan Chase.

    Wonkbook: Election tops $2 billion; divided gov. does not mean deficit reduction; market believes in inflation

  • Some politicians like this because they don't want corporations to pay taxes and/or because they're more interested in boosting revenue now than in keeping revenues stable over time.

    An exciting post about taxing multinational corporations!

  • Seek out money-making plays related to companies actively involved in boosting energy efficiency, championing alternative energy and lowering carbon emissions.

    What are 2010's promises, pitfalls?

  • The relationship we have with airborne and roadside food is entirely made of convenience, for dry, fill-yourself-up functionality rather than taste or nutrition; it's often heavy, and processed instead of light and immune-boosting, which is what sitting travelers in confined places could really use.

    Cathy Erway: Week of Eating In Days Four and Five: To Travel and Not Eat Out

  • As Mr. Benioff and Mr. Laret called on billionaires last fall, Mr. Benioff says he gradually warmed to the idea of boosting his donation.

    UCSF to Get $100 Million for Hospital

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