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  • Noun. A static or forcably-reduced, limited supply of trade and goods brought about through commerse and economic factors.

    June 27, 2007

  • "The due adjustment and proportioning (of things) to each other, or to any function or use."

    --A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles; Founded Mainly on the Materials Collected by the Philological Society, James A. H. Murray, ed., Vol. 2, C., Part II, Com.-Czech. Oxford, at the Clarendon Press, 1893. p. 686.

    April 20, 2011