from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or process of rendering mutual; specifically, the act of making an insurance company a mutual company. See mutual, 4.


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  • They have explored new forms of resource-sharing ( "mutualization") and the "hybridizing" the integrated use of spaces and services.

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  • He added that if proposals to strengthen economic governance work, the mutualization of euro-zone debt won't be necessary.

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  • Standard Life/Resolution Taking a company out of mutualization has been a popular wheeze.

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  • The euro crisis can only be dealt with by some combination of inflation and debt mutualization.

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  • As Germany stands in the way of mutualization, all that remains is inflation.

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  • Such a huge holding of southern countries' debt could amount to a de facto mutualization of euro zone debt risk, potentially heightening a political backlash in northern Europe.

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  • They may be concerned about the deal's cumbersome enforcement mechanisms; they are also wary about the absence of any mutualization of euro zone sovereign debt - the creation of the so-called "euro bonds." Top Stories

  • The only way to go is to pursue more mutualization and harmonization of our policies.

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  • His comments may inflame critics of euro zone bailouts in Germany and other northern European countries, who vehemently oppose any mutualization of fiscal risk in the 17-nation single currency area.

  • The bank's European growth estimate "is conditional on major policy changes in the region, probably involving a partial 'mutualization' of the existing debt stock supported by the ECB," the Goldman Sachs economists wrote. -- Top News


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