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kawr puh ray shuhn

  • n  a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
  • n  slang for a paunch

  • The president of Poly Technologies, a defense corporation controlled by the People's Liberation Army, is He Ping, the son-in-law of Deng Xiaoping.
  • Budge spoke out strongly in favor of proposed legislation to create a federal insurance corporation for brokerages along the lines of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for .
  • In other words since "surplus" and "profits" are definable by the corporation making them, and since no dividend rate was set for this corporation's common stock, this .
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  • Barack Obama in New York Times
    In strongly worded remarks delivered in the White House East Room before small business owners, Mr. Obama called AIG "a corporation that finds itself in financial distress due to recklessness and greed."
  • Joe Barton in BusinessWeek
    I'm ashamed of what happened in the White House,Representative Joe Barton of Texas said today as the energy panel began a hearing on the oil spill. "It is a tragedy of the first proportion that a private corporation can be subjected to...
  • Bart Stupak in Salon
    I do not want to live in a country where any time a citizen or a corporation does something that is legitimately wrong is subject to some sort of political pressure that is -- again, in my words, amounts to a shakedown,the Texan said. "So...

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