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  • n. Alternative spelling of time bomb.

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Examples

  • But a visit to a nearby housing estate -- described as a cholera 'timebomb' by a senior health official -- made clear why the epidemic is sweeping across the country.

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  • DEC 6 2006CF: Gas stations a 'timebomb' MOTC speeds up rules on tour buses

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  • MELBOURNE - A splash of wine at the end of a tough day to ease the stress of daily living could create a health "timebomb" for women, a UK expert says.

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  • Imposing a higher burden of debt on recent graduates will not only discourage many students from attending university but could prevent many graduates from achieving their ambitions due to the short-term impact of higher debt repayments, potentially creating a "timebomb" for vocational professions in the years to come.

    Education news, comment and analysis | guardian.co.uk

  • He also warned that the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) -- signed to great fanfare in Prague on April 8 as the first disarmament treaty of its scale in years -- contained a potential "timebomb" in its prologue.

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  • Previous articles on his subject; Inquiry into obesity 'timebomb' may lead to advertising ban Nov, 2003 and advertising does work - on obese children

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  • We had this sort of unlikely "timebomb" scenario a couple years back in Germany:

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  • Health Secretary Andy Burnham is set to speak about the healthcare "timebomb" facing Britain's ageing population.

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  • Relaxing glass of wine could create health 'timebomb'

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  • 'Relaxing wine glass' could create health "timebomb" for women

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