mounting mounting  /ˈmaʊn tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
  2. (n) framework used for support or display

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Yet there are mounting concerns that all this rapid accumulation of wealth may be getting out of hand.

News

  1. IRS scandals threaten funding for health care law

    Mounting scandals at the Internal Revenue Service are jeopardizing critical funding for the agency as it gears up to play a big role in President Barack Obama's health care law.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. IRS scandals jeopardize agency funding to put in place Obama's massive new health care law

    WASHINGTON — Mounting scandals at the Internal Revenue Service are jeopardizing critical funding for the agency as it gears up to play a big role in President Barack Obama's health care law.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Obamacare Is Turning Walmart Workers Into Temps

    Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) opponents warned it would happen, but now there's mounting proof that full-time employees are being replaced with part-timers, at least in the retail industry where Walmart is focused on keeping the majority of workers to part-time hours only. A new hiring policy uncovered by Reuters shows that nearly half of its stores are only hiring part-time employees, thus ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. Dr Rogge told the VRT television station from his native Belgium: "If you know China, you know that mounting the barricades and using tough language will have the opposite effect. China will close itself off from the rest of the world, which, don't...
    on Apr 9, 2008 By: Jacques Rogge Source: South China Morning Post (subscription)

  2. The "judge's decision flies in the face of mounting evidence that there are serious safety risks that must be examined with these 33 deep- water rigs before they start drilling again," Markey said.
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Edward Markey Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "He and other volunteers from around the world defied weapons embargoes to supply the newly established Israel with critical supplies to defend itself against mounting attacks from all sides," New York Reps. Carolyn Maloney, Gary Ackerman, Jose...
    on Dec 23, 2008 By: Brian Higgins Source: International Herald Tribune

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