from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as tuck-out.


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  • Mr. Cordani noted in the interview that Cigna has had success with small "tuck-in" deals, medium-sized purchases and large-scale deals.

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  • I tried not to let myself be too angry with Pumpkinpie, knowing that she was excited, too, so when she came down to request a tuck-in and found me upset, I explained why without blaming, without telling her that she had ruined the day, for she hadn't really.

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  • After a spate of big acquisitions in recent years, Ms. Nooyi said the company will focus on organic growth, alongside smaller ``tuck-in'' acquisitions and joint ventures.

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  • "As a company you have to ask yourself, do you want to spend a huge amount of money in one shot and get a position that is not solving your problems or does it make more sense to improve your portfolio of assets with tuck-in acquisitions in the traditional business and invest in new technologies," Ms. Penarrubia says.

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  • "If you see any other acquisition activity" over the next 12 months, "it would be tuck-in activity."

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  • You step on the scale, you hop into your cool jeans and tuck-in shirt.

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  • Mr. Patel said Minacs is looking for smaller tuck-in acquisitions worth $1 million to $50 million in size.

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  • Pharma and med-tech manufacturers that focus on smaller "tuck-in" acquisitions tend to do better than those that pursue larger ones, especially from a position of weakness.

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  • Nik Antropov send a pass from right wing in front that bounced off New York defenseman Marc Staal and came to Naslund for a tuck-in at the right post at 9: 01.

  • Finally, I sent her back without the comfort of an extra tuck-in and with a stern admonition, “If you get out of bed one more time, you will lose outdoor privileges for all of tomorrow.”

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