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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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But they say hoarding of animals is also on the rise, "often accompanied with the inability to provide minimal standards of care".
Those who have filling stations that have fuel and refuse to sell will be penalized for hoarding and selling above pump price.
The diagnosis and treatment of compulsive hoarding has until recently been poorly understood.
A lot of the adult literature has shown that hoarding behavior actually starts in childhood.
senior vice president for Anti-Cruelty Initiatives and Legislative Services for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, has been involved in hoarding cases for more than 30 years and says, "I have found that hoarding cases tend to be an interesting but strange juxtaposition of people thinking they are helping animals but in actuality are killing them with kindness.
While there are incidents involving hoarding in almost every community around the state, no dedicated statewide tracking of the number of cases or outcomes presently exists.
It was actually a screenshot of her Facebook post, along with her picture and other details, blown up into a 5- feet tall hoarding, hanging at the corner of a road near Rajashree's house in Clive House, Dum Dum.
BAHAWALPUR -- Parks and Horticulture Authority's ongoing drive to check the physical fitness on the quality of the physical structure of a total number of 261 bill-boards and hoardings has found 137 bill-boards in dangerous state and therefore necessary repair work of these vulnerable structures has been started by the concerned departments.
KARACHI -- Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday order to uproot all billboards and hoardings which have been installed in the public properties by end of the next month.
Hoarding behavior has long been considered one of the symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
This is because symptoms typically become more clinically significant with age (APA, 2013), and the effects of the hoarding often escalate because of the acquisition of possessions, which occurs over time (Ayers et al.
Like every category of emotional disorders, hoarding has its ranges.