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Turkey

A losing investment.

Turkey

Informal; a bad investment.

turkey

An investment that has performed poorly.
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Meanwhile, discussions about the quality and price of natural gas deliveries to Turkey continued throughout 2002-2003.
There were few non-governmental organizations, no reasonable prospects for membership in the European Economic Community, and many in Turkey feared that their nation would become "irrelevant" following the fall of the Berlin Wall.
The ballroom dance the 'turkey trot' was named after the short, jerky steps turkeys take.
Since the 1950s, conservation efforts--including stricter hunting rules and measures like trapping the birds and then releasing them into healthy forests--helped restore wild turkey populations.
The German government has suggested that bringing Turkey into the Community is a rational element of international policy in the post-9/11 world: It would show that a large democratic Muslim society can be a member of the European Community.
The United States would not want Turkey to have a clear mandate to undertake security operations, for this would likely pit Turkey against the new regime in Baghdad as well as the pro-American Kurdish groups in the north.
Consumers still look at turkey as limited to whole birds at Thanksgiving and aren't aware of all the turkey products that are commonly available in their local grocery store's meat case throughout the year.
Yet his England teammates reacted to the Football Association's perfectly reasonable decision to drop him by throwing their multi-millionaire toys out of the pram and threatening not to play Saturday's crucial game against Turkey.
At first glance, Turkey and Japan couldn't be more different.
Stock Guns, Ammo And Accessories Aimed At Turkey Hunters
The surprising meanderings of gobblers have many turkey experts muddled.