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  • n. Plural form of booster.


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  • Quotation: Pugetopolis is a term boosters use to express the ambitions of creating a massive city that will extend from Olympia to Bellingham, and cynics and critics-and what I like to think of as reasonable people-think of Pugetopolis as basically turning us into something like the New York, Washington, D.C.,

    Double-Tongued Dictionary

  • To stump in Copenhagen (and lose) for the opportunity to line the pockets of the Chicago democratic machine and payback his boosters is beyond the pale.

    Obama’s silence on Chicago crime

  • However, as one of Beck's biggest boosters, is a respected leader in the GOP and conservative movement, and Fox's own star contributor, we think Palin is well positioned to pull Beck back from his current course, to hold him accountable for his reckless words.

    David Brock: A Peace-Loving Sarah Palin Would "Refudiate" Glenn Beck

  • But a new generation of boosters is out to change that by creating a multi-pod “Knowledge Zone” around the city in recognition of the many institutions of higher learning located here, including Clark University, Holy Cross College, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Assumption College and UMass Medical School.

    Gritty City Creates Knowledge Zone, But Some Feel Left Out

  • But these are short-term boosters to help you along your path.

    You: On a Diet

  • Nikki and I have drafted from 1AM to 3AM twice this week, using the boosters from the box I bought.


  • The brazen thieves in these operations are known as "boosters," or professional shoplifters.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • The thieves likely are "boosters" -- professional shoplifters who steal products to sell to others in an organized retail-crime community, said Read Hayes, who heads the Loss Prevention Research Council in Florida.

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  • (Though some of the upper limits of height and weight are practically mandating that petite adults ride in boosters, so I think we do go a bit overboard sometimes … But that’s another conversation.)

    Waldo Jaquith - Shall we require all children to eat their peas in order to have dessert?

  • Organized retail crime rings consist of professional shoplifters, called boosters, who take "orders" from fences who buy the pilfered product.

    Operation Meat Locker is latest attempt to ax meat thieves


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