The Hindu Editorial (Caution ahead) – Jan 11, 2019

The Hindu Editorial (Caution ahead) – Jan 11, 2019

The first advance estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2018-19 released by the Central Statistics Office on Monday paints a mixed picture of the economy. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-1 for The Hindu Editorial (Caution ahead) – Jan 11, 2019.

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Today’s word list-1 The Hindu Editorial (Caution ahead) – Jan 11, 2019:

  1. populist (adjective) – relating to the politicians who claim that they are representing the common/ordinary people.
  2. gross domestic product (GDP) (noun) – a measure of economic activity in a country. It is the total value of a country’s annual output of goods and service.
  3. paint a picture of (phrase) – tell, describe, outline.
  4. aftermath (noun) – consequence, result/outcome, repercussion.
  5. demonetisation (noun) – the act of deprive currency unit (note/coin) of its status as money.
  6. rollout (noun) – official launch/introduction.
  7. conservative (adjective) – moderate, reasonable, cautious.
  8. sequential (adjective) – continuous, consecutive, straight.
  9. deceleration (noun) – deceleration is the rate at which something slows down; it is the opposite of acceleration.
  10. ail (verb) – trouble, bother, distress.
  11. regime uncertainty (noun) – policy uncertainty; it refers to uncertainty about monetary or fiscal policy, the tax or regulatory regime, or uncertainty over electoral outcomes that will influence political leadership.
  12. put a halt to (phrase) – to (cause to) stop doing something.
  13. nascent (adjective) – just beginning, developing, burgeoning.
  14. hold back (phrasal verb) – desist, discontinue, refrain from doing something.
  15. clear up (phrasal verb) – solve, resolve, answer.
  16. perennial (adjective) – everlasting, unchanging, permanent.
  17. dependent on (adjective) – conditional on, based on, determined by.
  18. ill-advised (adjective) – unwise, misguided, short-sighted/thoughtless.
  19. fiscal deficit (noun) – the difference between total expenditure and total income of the government.
  20. crank up (phrasal verb) – increase, enlarge, raise.

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