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high places

  

      pl n   positions and offices of influence and importance  
a scandal in high places     
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v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
n.
name given to isolated or fictive places;
n.
a portmanteau of 'employer' and 'voyeurism'. signifies the act of searching for an employer or the practice of an employer when looking to fill positions. The term places an emphasis on the secretive connotation of the word 'voyeur', denoting a clandestine and thus superior form of employment search
[Tech.] Ex.: Employerism is what one must engage in, if one wishes to embark upon a more productive job hunt!
n.
a single place where you can find everything you need, usually found in different places
n.
A small short-term loan, with very high interest rates, that the borrower promises to repay on or near the next payday. Used by wage earners who run short of cash before payday. Payday lending is an established form of lending in the US and Canada.
Also: payday advance, overnight loan.
exp.
To position ones self, or an object like your rusty old car, in a place that is not only open and clearly visible to all, it is unavoidably in just about everyone's way.
[Slang] "You can't miss him, he's over there, parked in his POS Volvo, smack dab in the middle of the road!" source : Urban Dictionary
n.
the diametrically opposite point on Earth's surface for a specific place
n.
One place to find many different unique antiques, collectibles, and novelty items
exp.
When something is 'in the air', it means something exciting or significant is taking place or about to happen. Ex.: Spring is in the air - it's time for change!
n.
has been put in a place where everybody can see it.
There are many kinds of species on display in the zoo,lets go and visit there.
n.
A progressing virtual world of global computers having networks of interdependent information technology infrastructures, telecommunications networks and computer processing systems, in which online interaction takes place.
[Tech.]
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
n.
A meeting of people who have the same interests, or belong to the same organization
I like conventions more than meeting with people who have nothing in common with me.
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
n.
the preferred terminology used among the management hierarchy of a business establishment in reference to native ideas and common interests related to their particular field.
syn.: slang, jargon
vi.
When a large group of competing corporations hope to use the government to protect or enhance their interests.
Economic Term.
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