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tantamount

tan tuh mownt

  • s  being essentially equal to something
    his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt

  • The country cannot remain mute spectators because that would be a policy tantamount to admitting defeat.
  • The airlines refused to put them on a different flight and to the customers it was tantamount to betrayal of the airline's promise to get them to Fuller Valley on the reunion day.
  • Turning a blind eye to the country's human rights violations was tantamount to tacitly endorsing it.
News & Articles

  • Gold: Respect the Range from $1,350 – $1,422 Says Kilburg
    Dirty Little Secret: Picking winners is relatively easy compared to controlling losses. Once an investment has racked up gains for an investor it's extremely difficult to sell. When a position has been a loser since day 1 it can be even harder to get rid of it, if only because doing so is tantamount to [...]
    June 11, 2013 - Yahoo! Finance: Breakout
  • The Needle: #flatitude
    Seventh Inning Wretch : Apparently Nationals fans are getting a reputation for doing things other than watching baseball while attending baseball games , including reading Kindles and newspapers and, a couple months back, doing taxes . I want to defend this as tantamount to queuing up an already-seen episode of The Wire as background noise while you catch up on the New York Times , but I just ...
    June 11, 2013 - Washington City Paper
  • Gold: Respect the Range from $1,350 – $1,422 Says Kilburg
    Dirty Little Secret: Picking winners is relatively easy compared to controlling losses. Once an investment has racked up gains for an investor it's extremely difficult to sell. When a position has been a loser since day 1 it can be even harder to get rid of it, if only because doing so is tantamount to [...]
    June 11, 2013 - Yahoo! Finance: Breakout
Quotes

  • Hassan Nasrallah in 940 News
    The decision (to declare it illegal) is tantamount to a declaration of war ...... on the resistance and its weapons in the interest of America and Israel,Nasrallah said.
  • Ghulam Muhammad in TIME
    We have informed Ms. Bhutto and her team of the situation and advised them to cut short the program instead of going for a 18-20 hours-long procession as this would be tantamount to inviting trouble,Ghulam Muhammad Mohtarem said.
  • John Hagee in International Herald Tribune
    Turning part or all of Jerusalem over to the Palestinians would be tantamount to turning it over to the Taliban,Hagee said.

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