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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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The researchers measured the patients on scales of hoarding behavior (Activities of Daily Living for Hoarding and the Hoarding Rating Scale) and disability (Patient-Determined Disability Steps).
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Jill Roberts, CEO of West Kent Mind, said: "A case of hoarding which I have personally experienced is the story of Anne who had a difficult childhood, her father was a violent man and she was sent to boarding school.
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The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Ibadan field office, on Wednesday, clamped down on filling stations in Ibadan, Iseyin and Ogbomoso hoarding fuel and selling above the official petrol price of N145 per litre.
Abu Dhabi Two hoardings on the Corniche, one at Hilal Clock Tower and one by the Hilton, both with countdown timers; a 70m hoarding on the corner of Al Salam and Al Falah Streets; a 70m hoarding on Electra Road (Zayed 2nd Street) by Abu Dhabi Mall and Le Meridien Hotel; a hoarding at Khalifa park; a hoarding on Electra Street; a trivision roof top above the Tourist Club post office; also mupis, scaffolding, building wraps and trucks.
Introduction: Compulsive hoarding is known to impact upon occupational roles and routines.