beggar-my-neighbor love



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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. Exploding Offers are Evil

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Last century's interwar years produced protectionist beggar-my-neighbor policies which only intensified the Depression and set nation against nation.

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  • Competitive wage reductions, competitive tariffs, competitive liquidation of foreign assets, competitive currency deflations, competitive economy campaigns - all are of this beggar-my-neighbor description.

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  • 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. Home Page

  • This article reminded me that in the last depression, every country tried a beggar-my-neighbor policy.

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  • I also do not think there is much significance in the beggar-my-neighbor exchange rate cut for the Vietnamese currency.

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  • 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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