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  • noun Plural form of churner.

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Examples

  • Producing fewer ex-offenders who become "churners" by returning to prison for committing new crimes seems to benefit all of us -- except, perhaps, those who profit from the prison industry.

    Marian Wright Edelman: Strength to Love: A Challenge to the Privatized Prison Industry

  • Despite brisk SIM-card sales, phone companies in some developing countries have seen their revenue growth slow in recent years, since many of the sales are to churners instead of new customers.

    Cellphone Jugglers Seek Best Deals

  • "The number of chronic number churners is not that great, but in terms of subscriptions, they are huge."

    Cellphone Jugglers Seek Best Deals

  • And for some in the industry, churners present an opportunity.

    Cellphone Jugglers Seek Best Deals

  • In Indonesia, XL Axiata assembled a focus group of chronic churners.

    Cellphone Jugglers Seek Best Deals

  • In crowded cities with patchy reception, Mumbai, for example, churners also switch SIM cards to get the strongest signal at a given location.

    Cellphone Jugglers Seek Best Deals

  • Many of the big marketing firms in the coin business and some of the better known boutique retail firms are notorious churners.

    Smart Coin Collecting 101: Avoiding the Churn : Coin Collecting News

  • I believe that there were only a few of the large Wall Street and internationalinstitutions whose managers were stupidly taken in by the subprime loan churners and their allies in the credit rating firms who figured out how to bundleB and C loans into AAA investments.

    Follow the Money

  • Blind with love, my daughter has cried nightly for horses, those long-necked marchers and churners that she has mastered, any and all, reigning them in like a circus hand-

    Blister (100x20)

  • Blind with love, my daughter has cried nightly for horses, those long-necked marchers and churners that she has mastered, any and all, reigning them in like a circus hand-

    Archive 2008-02-01

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