envelopment envelopment

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of enclosing something inside something else

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. To escape the Communists' well-executed envelopment, Nationalist troops began to evacuate Nanking.
  2. The enveloped Chinese broke through the envelopment.
  3. He had the power: the Oder crossings and envelopment of his three chosen points proved that his 275-mile advance had not exhausted its momentum.

News

  • Entire Treasury Belly Now Trading "Special"

    Between a renewed demand for the relative geopolitical 'safety' of US Treasuries and the dismal US macro data starting to renew 'hopes' that the Taper will be delayed, the scarcity of high-quality collateral and plunging liquidity (thanks to the Fed's ongoing envelopment of the US bond market) has once again driven the 'belly' of the US Treasury market to trade 'special'.   As Stone & McCarthy ...
    on August 27, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

Quotes

  • "There is also a fourth essential program, the PLA's ability to sell world class naval and other military technologies, which together with commercial envelopment, forms core strategic relationships that will yield maritime alliances," Fisher said.
    on Apr 21, 2010 By: Richard B Fisher Source: Asia Times Online

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