Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Driven to the end, as a nail; driven close.

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Examples

  • In fact, the home-driven poniard of Roland Graeme had lighted upon the stuffing of the fictitious paunch, which the Abbot of Unreason wore as a part of his characteristic dress, and it was only the force of the blow which had prostrated that reverend person on the ground for a moment.

    The Abbot

  • China's economic promises focus on creating jobs social rifts and spur home-driven growth with more public welfare and rural spending even as the government tightens its belt after a burst of feverish social rifts and spur home-driven growth with more public welfare and rural spending even as the government tightens its belt after a burst of

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  • Growth pattern transformation lifts social well-being social rifts and spur home-driven growth with more public welfare and rural spending even as the government tightens its belt after a burst of feverish

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  • OTTAWA - Canadians are all but certain to enjoy historically low interest rates for at least another four months after the Canada passed up on its opportunity to signal a ... social rifts and spur home-driven growth with more public welfare and rural spending even as the government tightens its belt after a burst of

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  • Some at least argued that reform should be home-driven not externally imposed.

    Al-Ahram Weekly Online

  • "But they're more apparel-driven and home-driven, which are two areas that are really suffering right now."

    Business - BostonHerald.com

  • While the resort-oriented, second home-driven market has been somewhat insulated from the greater national economic woes, some of the rippling effects have made their way into the Tahoe-Truckee region.

    Sierra Sun - Top Stories

  • His growing to be an excellent worker; his return at evening laden with all the produce, just as may be seen now any evening as the lads come in bearing on their backs large bundles of vegetables for the house, and of fodder for the home-driven cattle; his sleeping with his cattle in the stable; his zeal in rising before dawn to make the daily bread for his brother, ready to give him when he arose; and then his driving out the cattle to pasture -- all contrasts with his elder brother's life of ease.

    Egyptian Tales, Translated from the Papyri Second series, XVIIIth to XIXth dynasty

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