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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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Animal hoarding scenarios are one of the worst scenarios that can result in the hoarder being evicted.
So, all kinds of relevant crimes including foodgrain hoarding should be made non-bailable offences," said Paswan.
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Allen said her mother, who died about four years ago, was what is referred to as "the enabler'' and did not clean or try to intervene to prevent her father's hoarding.
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He said: "The hoarding provides a great marker for my training.
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But producers did not request a cover up of an ad with almost identical wording on a hoarding belonging to Labour's Vale of Clwyd MP Chris Ruane.
She said: 'I could not understand how we could get much value out of a hoarding at a cup match in Staffordshire so I decided to find out who had ordered it and at what cost.