The Hindu Editorial (Seller beware) – May 25, 2018

The Hindu Editorial (Seller beware) – May 25, 2018

Homebuyers parted of their money by real estate developers have some relief coming their way. The Union Cabinet has cleared an ordinance amending the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), . For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Seller beware) – May 25, 2018.

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Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Seller beware) – May 25, 2018:  

  1. come one’s way (phrase) – happen, become available.
  2. insolvency (noun) – a condition in which the financial difficulties of an individual or organisation are such it is unable to pay its debts.
  3. bankruptcy (noun) – legal state of insolvency. An individual or organisation is declared bankrupt if a court judges that the party involved can no longer meet debt payments to creditors. it is defined as the outcome of a legal procedure.
  4. come into force (phrase) – come to effect (a new law, rule, change etc.).
  5. wind up (phrase) – close, end, finish.
  6. divulge (verb) – reveal, disclose, make known.
  7. bankrupt (adjective) – exhausted, failed/collapsed, depleted/destituted.
  8. venture (noun) – risky project, scheme, undertaking.
  9. pecking order (noun) – range, scale, gamut.
  10. knock on the door (phrase) – approach.
  11. uphold (verb) – preserve, protect, strengthen.
  12. stakeholder (noun) – a person with an interest in something.
  13. at one’s cost (noun) – effort, loss/expense, suffering.
  14. travails (noun) – ordeal, trouble; hard work/painful effort.
  15. case in point (phrase) – example, instance, case.
  16. content with (verb) – be satisfied, be fulfilled, be pleased
  17. unscrupulous (adjective) – unprincipled, unethical, immoral.
  18. fleece (verb) – cheat, defraud, deceive.
  19. wayward (adjective) – stubborn, wilful, uncooperative.

Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Seller beware) – May 25, 2018:

The Hindu Editorial (Seller beware) - May 25, 2018

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  1. Click each one of the words above for their definition, more synonyms, pronunciation, example sentences, phrases, derivatives, origin and etc from http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/.
  2. Definitions (elementary level) & Synonyms provided for the words above are my personal work and not that of Oxford University Press. Tentative definitions/meanings are provided for study purpose only and they may vary in different context. 
  3. This word list is for personal use only. Reproduction in any format and/or Commercial use of it is/are strictly prohibited.

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