incurring incurring  /ɪn ˈkɜ rɪŋ/


  1. (v) make oneself subject to; bring upon oneself; become liable to
  2. (v) receive a specified treatment (abstract)
  3. (n) acquiring or coming into something (usually undesirable)


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  1. E-Mail a Friend If you thrill to getting from point A to point B while incurring maximum bodily risk, your ride is here: the Wheelman.
  2. Gates has a rule that Microsoft, rather than incurring debt, must always have enough money in the bank to run for a year even with no revenues.
  3. More often than not, incurring the wrath of your own party is a recipe for failure in politics.


  1. Photo Gallery: Answers to your top 10 homebuying questions

    Loading Photo Galleries ... In this market, it is advised to get your appraisal first to ensure your home is valued at what you are willing to pay before incurring the cost of other inspections.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  2. Debt Financing For Your Startup Company

    When your business is a corporation and takes out a loan, it is incurring debt. Loans are a well-known and well-used method of raising capital. The biggest drawback to taking out a loan for your corporation is that a loan must be repaid, both principal and interest, if any. Further, if you personally guarantee the loan, the lender will expect you to repay the loan if the corporation is unable to ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Interest rates on some student loans set to double

    One of the biggest worries that college students face is incurring thousands of dollars in debt in order to pay for their increasingly costly education.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Tulsa World


  1. "The city is trying to do what it should do to secure people," said Sharpton. "That's what cities do. Clearly, no one in the family is happy that the city is incurring any expense at all. You're talking about an historic figure that will have...
    on Jul 6, 2009 By: Al Sharpton Source: The Times

  2. "Americans are running deficits. We're running surpluses. Americans are incurring debt. We're paying down debt," Harper said.
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Stephen Harper Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Committee chairman Edward Leigh said: "The Ministry of Defence is confident that its performance in implementing big defence equipment projects is improving. Fourteen projects have been reported as incurring no new delays in the last year. But the...
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: Edward Leigh Source: Lancashire Evening Post

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