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purchasing power

  
1       n-uncount   The purchasing power of a currency is the amount of goods or services that you can buy with it.     (BUSINESS)  
The real purchasing power of the rouble has plummeted.     
2       n-uncount   The purchasing power of a person or group of people is the amount of goods or services that they can afford to buy.     (BUSINESS)  
...the purchasing power of their customers.     
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n.
dispatcher in EMS Control Center
n.
1 Writen Rule Legislation 2 Stabilization control
Care!!! Double meaning giving mistraductions
exp.
go crazy; get angry; lose self-control
E.g.: I will lose it if we keep listening to this song.
v.
[subj: poiicemen] to herd [demonstrators] into a compact group in order to control their movements
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
prep.
Actual hold (complete or partial control) of digital assets with or without lawful title
[Tech.];[Leg.] hold of digital assets in cyberspace
n.
distributed control system; a control system for a process or plant, wherein control elements are distributed throughout the system
chemical plants, petrochemical (oil) and refineries, boiler controls and power plant systems, nuclear power plants, environmental control systems etc.

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