Definitions

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  • adj. very generous

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Christie, 49, New Jersey's first Republican elected governor since 1997, targeted the 195,500-member NJEA and other public-employee unions because of what he called too-generous contracts negotiated by prior Democratic administrations.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Even under the commission's too-generous methodology, EU banks will still have to raise an estimated €460 billion $667.5 billion in new capital by 2019 to meet the new requirements.

    EU's Proposal to Implement Basel III Undermines Spirit

  • The governments of Greece and Portugal spent too much and promised too-generous retirement and health benefits.

    The Fiscal Union Delusion

  • From state legislatures to Congress to tea party rallies, a vocal backlash is rising against what are perceived as too-generous retirement benefits for state and local government workers.

    Why Employee Pensions Aren't Bankrupting States

  • Still, the legacy of too-generous policies written in the past is likely to weigh for some time.

    How Far Can Life Insurers Ride Recovery?

  • Consider its too-generous $38.1 billion acquisition of U.S. aluminum producer Alcan in 2007.

    Three Times Unlucky For Rio

  • His reasons were that "it would raise gas prices in Arizona, it mandated too much ethanol use, and it contained too-generous tax incentives for people who buy alternative-fuel vehicles."

    Incumbent Reps Wynn (D) And Gilchrest (R) Defeated In Maryland Primary

  • "McCain criticized it because he said it would raise gas prices in Arizona, it mandated too much ethanol use, and it contained too-generous tax incentives for people who buy alternative-fuel vehicles."

    Poll: Obama Holds Huge Advantage Over McCain On Energy

  • A simple dish, but one that people can cut corners on - the biggest crimes against a cottage pie are too much tomato giving a sickly sweet, Chef Boyardee tang to it, mince that's so ground up and processed you begin to doubt that it even came from an animal, and a too-generous coating of mash to cut the overall cost but keep the tummy-filling potential high.

    Abel and Cole

  • Peter Holtzer, a Hungarian pension-reform expert, said he was disappointed that the IMF hadn't demanded that the Hungarian government revamp its too-generous pension system and inequitable tax system when it loaned the country $15.7 billion last October.

    An Empowered IMF Faces Pivotal Test

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