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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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MIRPUR, November 13, 2011 (Balochistan Times): In the wake of an extensive drive jointly launched by the local administration and Municipal Corporation for the removal of encroachments from the city, scores of unlawful mega signboards and hoardings were removed from various streets to avert any threat to the human lives by such boards during wind storms.
Presiding over the meeting of the Local Tax Department on Tuesday the DCO appreciated the efforts of Local Taxes Departments officials especially the Executive Director Local Taxes, Muhammad Rehan Khan, for selling the rights of City Government hoardings for more that the prescribed rates.
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