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tighten

tahy tuhn

  • v  make tight or tighter
  • v  become tight or tighter
    The rope tightened
  • v  restrict
  • v  narrow or limit

  • Put simply, any Fed moves to tighten may set off a further stampede into the hottest stocks around.
  • While the results are positive news for an Obama campaign that has seen the race tighten over the past few weeks, there are encouraging signs for McCain as well.
  • And he has never recanted his belief that the Fed should tighten credit mildly at the first signs of renewed inflation.
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