The Hindu Editorial (Political economics) – Nov 09, 2018

The Hindu Editorial (Political economics) – Nov 09, 2018

In the run-up to the general election next year, the Centre has announced an important credit stimulus package for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Political economics) – Nov 09, 2018.

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Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Political economics) – Nov 09, 2018:

  1. credit stimulus (noun) – credit growth; it refers to the growth/increase in the amount of credit that banks lend to the companies, individuals, etc.
  2. run-up to (noun) – a period/time before an important event.
  3. sops (noun) – a conciliatory gift, bribe, concession.
  4. dole out (phrasal verb) – allocate, allot, distribute.
  5. sanction (noun) – approval, agreement, acceptance.
  6. credit flow (noun) – availability of credit.
  7. subvention (noun) – a grant of money (subsidy) provided by the government to help some sectors such as arts, science, education etc.
  8. account for (phrasal verb) – constitute, make up, comprise/form.
  9. aftermath (noun) – consequence, result/outcome, repercussion.
  10. liquidity crisis (noun) – an acute shortage of liquidity; liquidity means liquid assets; cash; (liquid asset is an asset which can be easily sold/converted into cash without losing its value).
  11. pump into (phrasal verb) – invest a large sum of money in something.
  12. boom (noun) – a period of rapid economic growth.
  13. feel-good (adjective) – relating to something causing well being/happiness.
  14. bust (noun) – an economic depression/difficulty.
  15. deterioration (noun) – decay, worsening, decline.
  16. expedite (verb) – speed up, accelerate, hurry.
  17. soar (verb) – rise rapidly, escalate, increase quickly.
  18. turn out (phrasal verb) – transpire, happen, occur.
  19. pose (verb) – cause,  give rise to, lead to.
  20. procure (verb) – obtain, acquire, get.
  21. breed (verb) – cause/create, produce, generate.
  22. in all (phrase) – in sum, all told, altogether.


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