artificially artificially  /ˌɑr tə ˈfɪ ʃə li/


  • (adv) not according to nature; not by natural means



  1. U.S. Housing Recovery: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

    In recent months, U.S. home sales have been taking off, giving the appearance of a recovering market at last. Not so fast, warns Uwe Bott. In fact, the strong growth is artificially being propped up by investors — especially those overseas — who are causing some of the same problems as before.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Globalist

  2. What is 1080p24?

    (Credit: Geoffrey Morrison) If you've done any research into TVs, Blu-ray players, or Blu-ray in general, you've likely seen the alphanumeric 1080p24 (or 1080p/24). Understanding what it is, and keeping a lookout for products that can take advantage of it, can result in smoother, more natural-looking movie and TV show playback. I'm not talking about the artificially hypersmooth look of the Soap ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNET

  3. Ahluwalia says "artificially stabilising" rupee not right

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Propping up the rupee "artificially" is not the right thing to do, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, the deputy chairman of the country's Planning Commission said on Thursday. The Indian ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance


  1. Obama yesterday said the US would add pressure on China "to make sure that our goods are not artificially inflated in price and their goods" aren't deflated.
    on Feb 4, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: BusinessWeek

  2. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Merkel said: "German exports successes reflect the high competitiveness and innovation strength of our companies. Artificially reducing Germany's competitive [advantage] would be of no use to anyone."
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Angela Merkel Source: The New American

  3. "Any government policy that artificially props up a single industry to the detriment of millions of Americans is bad public policy," Mr. Perry said.
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: Rick Perry Source: Dallas Morning News

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