hoarding : Definition, Usages, News and More

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hawr ding

  • n  large outdoor signboard
  • v  save up as for future use
  • v  get or gather together

  • I've been bothered for a while by all the criticism of the banks for "hoarding" the $300 billion we taxpayers have given them rather than lending it right back out again.
  • Every dollar returned from hoarding to circulation means putting men to work.
  • Keen to limit risk in this kind of climate, European banks have taken to hoarding their cash, nudging up the rate they charge to lend each other money.
News & Articles


  • Chris Dodd in USA Today
    Let me say as clearly as I can,said committee chairman Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn. "Hoarding capital and acquiring healthy banks are not - I repeat are not - reasons why Congress authorized $700 billion in emergency funding."
  • Robert Zoellick in Scotsman
    Mr Zoellick said: "These controls encourage hoarding, drive up prices and hurt the poorest people around the world who are struggling to feed themselves."
  • Barry Cunliffe in Bloomberg
    Nighthawkers, by hoarding the finds or selling them on without recording or provenance, are thieves of valuable archaeological knowledge that belongs to us all,Barry Cunliffe, interim chairman of English Heritage, said in a statement on the...

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