from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Six units of a commodity, especially six cans or bottles of a beverage, such as beer, sold in a pack.
- n. The contents of a six-pack.
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- n. A collection of six of something bundled together, especially six cans.
- n. A highly developed set of abdominal muscles.
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- n. a carton containing six bottles or cans
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Also on the agenda: Ireland, and details of the so-called six-pack of economic changes designed to provide a boost to the euro zone's economic laggards.
I don't want a six-pack, which is handy, as I'm unlikely ever to get one.
Rehn was speaking at the launch of a new set of economic convergence policies known as the "six-pack" which come into force across the EU on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, to ensure the necessary oversight to go with the new funding, euro-zone leaders appear committed to agreeing to the so-called six-pack reforms, effectively giving the European Commission new powers over national budgets.
Its lawmakers were crucial champions of the EU's new so-called six-pack rules governing national budgets, which were adopted last year and were "more credible" than what governments themselves had proposed, he said.
Separately, the European parliament voted overwhelmingly in favour of the so-called "six-pack" series of laws to impose tougher budgetary discipline on the eurozone's 17 members and help to prevent the flare-up of future sovereign debt crises.
The Eurogroup, with US Treasury secretary Timothy Geithner in attendance, agreed a so-called "six-pack" of tougher budget rules for member countries.
European Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn told Reuters most of the practical measures to strengthen budget enforcement could be implemented immediately under a set of rules known as the "six-pack" agreed in October.
Mr Rehn was announcing the entry into force tomorrow of a so-called "six-pack" of tougher economic monitoring and surveillance on all European economies, to which the UK had agreed and remained subject to, insisted Mr Rehn.
European Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn said most of the measures to strengthen budget enforcement could be implemented immediately under a set of rules known as the "six-pack" agreed in October.