Definitions

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  • adjective Having or consisting of two tiers.

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Examples

  • We wanted to find a point of weakness, an issue where the public had serious doubts, so we drew up a list of possibilities: fairness in society, his trigger-happy attitude toward nuclear war, the two-tier economy, his age and mental acuity, and his bellicose approach to foreign affairs.

    The Good Fight

  • As a consequence of this retreat from public responsibility, we have created a two-tier society in which many of the rich have pulled away from everyone else, and millions of Americans, lacking economic security and decent health insurance, wonder what stake they have in a growing economy.

    The Good Fight

  • We wanted to find a point of weakness, an issue where the public had serious doubts, so we drew up a list of possibilities: fairness in society, his trigger-happy attitude toward nuclear war, the two-tier economy, his age and mental acuity, and his bellicose approach to foreign affairs.

    The Good Fight

  • As a consequence of this retreat from public responsibility, we have created a two-tier society in which many of the rich have pulled away from everyone else, and millions of Americans, lacking economic security and decent health insurance, wonder what stake they have in a growing economy.

    The Good Fight

  • We wanted to find a point of weakness, an issue where the public had serious doubts, so we drew up a list of possibilities: fairness in society, his trigger-happy attitude toward nuclear war, the two-tier economy, his age and mental acuity, and his bellicose approach to foreign affairs.

    The Good Fight

  • As a consequence of this retreat from public responsibility, we have created a two-tier society in which many of the rich have pulled away from everyone else, and millions of Americans, lacking economic security and decent health insurance, wonder what stake they have in a growing economy.

    The Good Fight

  • They remind the union that if any potential new-hire examines the contract and doesn't like what he sees in the two-tier arrangement, he's free to walk away and find work elsewhere.

    David Macaray: As a Country, We Are in Free-Fall

  • We hear "sell-out" applied to the United Auto Workers and, unfortunately, we hear it applied with little or no understanding of how ferociously the union resisted it, or how forcefully the two-tier configuration was crammed down their throats.

    David Macaray: As a Country, We Are in Free-Fall

  • The conservative diagnosis for the Greek malaise is an inefficient “two-tier” top-heavy workforce, saddled with gluttonous underperforming bureaucrats, while younger workers are shut out of opportunities.

    Michelle Chen: While Wall Street Quakes, Greece's Fire Still Burns Bright

  • First of all, no one but organized labor categorically opposes the two-tier system.

    David Macaray: As a Country, We Are in Free-Fall

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