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Hoarding

A British term for a billboard.

hoarding

the nonproductive retention of resources, products or money. Rather than release particular workers when demand for its products falls, a firm may retain them so as to be in a position to expand production again quickly when demand picks up. Hoarding of money may be practised by people who are reluctant to use the banking system, etc. as a repository for their savings.

hoarding

the nonproductive retention of MONEY or PRODUCTS. A certain amount of money is held in currency form to finance day-to-day transactions but this is turned-over on a regular basis. Hoarding involves a deliberate abstention from current spending and investing, and may occur because of an increase in LIQUIDITY PREFERENCE. Hoarding often occurs in less developed countries where people are unfamiliar with, or suspicious about, using the banking system as a savings repository.
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I hope an agreement can be reached quickly so that the refurbished Culture secretary Fiona Hyslop MSP Kirkcudbright Art Gallery can display the Galloway Hoard.
2008b) found increased challenges in vocational functioning and certain health conditions in individuals who hoard compared with a non-hoarding sample population.
NMS director Dr Gordon Rintoul said: "The Galloway hoard is of outstanding international significance.
TWO Bronze Age hoards found less than 150 metres apart have been declared as treasure.
Those who hoard animals may have severely limited insight that prevents them from seeking veterinary care for sick animals, and even from removing the bodies of dead animals from their homes.
Bakers can post a picture of their cake creations on the museum's Facebook page - Staffordshire Hoard - or on Twitter using #hoardbakeoff.
The hoard was declared to be treasure by the coroner for Powys and Powysland Museum was successful in purchasing the hoard thanks to grants from the V&A Purchase Grant, The Headley Trust and the Art Fund.
3) In this sense, we can follow Ferguson's recent call to investigate 'declarations of dependence', in that, as Weiner was so keen to emphasize, controlling a hoard confers power--over both planning for the future and the distribution of scarce material resources that can lead to inequality, but nevertheless to material well-being (Ferguson 2013).
And it was time for more toasts on Thursday when the hoard was installed at the Great North Museum in Newcastle after almost PS5,000 in public donations helped keep it in the North East.
And, to coincide with the opening, archeologists are this Friday set to reveal even more secrets of the Hoard following detailed research.
Support groups are also an important service used frequently and with high satisfaction by people who hoard.
It is a fantastic opportunity to find out more about what is a fascinating mystery surrounding the hoard.