Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of reputation.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When mainstream Israeli liberals claim that some prospective outcome is obviously awful, and that they would stop it if they only could, we have to consider the hypothesis that they are not that eager to stop it after all, and are just protecting their reputations from the political fallout in their own coalitions of policies they publicly disavow but clandestinely support.

    Matthew Yglesias » Means and Ends

  • That's the way reputations is made ... in the noospapers.

    JUST MEAT

  • These are all guns that have earned excellent reputations from the many men who have handled one in the field.

    Connecticut Shotgun Model 21

  • It helps protect the long-term reputations of student-athletes, providing teaching moments where a coach or staff member can mentor the student-athlete regarding responsible social networking should they post something troublesome.

    Joe Favorito: College Athletes Be Aware ... UDiligence May Be Watching

  • But sensible partnerships do at least weigh the value of their long term reputations and short term profits.

    Clients First at Goldman?

  • There is more and more evidence that people build personal brands, earn long-term reputations and get contacted for new work through a “meaningful” presence in social networks.

    Social media madness « Musings from an overworked translator

  • Each side seeks daily advantage in ways that poison the long-term reputations of everybody involved.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Investors that research available newsletters with good long-term reputations, and then incorporate them into their investment program may find value.

    Investopedia.com Headlines

  • Republicans may be obdurately obtuse in their clumsy, flagrant abuse and breaking of statute-Iraq, FISA, Dept. of Justice, what have you-but they will always be masters at protecting their long-term reputations from convictions and chains.

    AdSense for Feeds

  • Online communities became gladiatorial forums where pseudonymous participants sallied forth to trade insults and shred the toilet-paper-thin reputations built by studio publicists and New York magazine editors with a vulgar and highly sexualized avidity that recalls the frenzied mob scene at the end of Nathanael West’s The Day of the Locust.

    Shooting Britney

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