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accountant

accountant

/əˈkaʊntənt/
noun
someone whose job is to keep or check financial accounts
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Anyways, Mackenzie is a very talented novelist but she is not an accountant

Millionaires and billionaires spend a lot on trying to reduce their tax burden by hiring creative accountants and lawyers.

Do you want to be your own accountant?

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annual

annual

/ˈænjuəɫ/
adjective
happening or calculated yearly
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That's over 300 million bottles every year, with an annual revenue of over $5 billion.

A credit card's interest rate is also called the APR, or annual percentage rate.

She also hosts an annual Diamond Ball to benefit the foundation.

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asset

asset

/ˈæˌsɛt/
noun
a valuable person, thing, or quality that is considered to be useful
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Arizona has the perfect weather for storing these assets.

The dryness, as well as the lack of acidity in the soil, prevent corrosion on the assets.

Retired aircraft, or assets, come from all over the world.

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auction

auction

/ˈɑkʃən/, /ˈɔkʃən/
noun
a public sale in which goods or properties are sold to the person who bids higher
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The sales from those auctions continue to set records.

Each day, the fish make their way from the boat decks to the auction floor.

Bidders like Takayuki have about 15 minutes to evaluate dozens of fresh tuna before the auction begins.

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to bargain

to bargain

/ˈbɑɹɡən/, /ˈbɑɹɡɪn/
verb
to negotiate the terms and conditions of a contract, sale, or transaction for a better agreement, price, etc.
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Thirdly, a drug benefit for, I mentioned before that we don't bargain with the drug companies.

Raghubir: Whenever consumers feel they have a bargain, they feel that they are smart shoppers.

I think you can find good bargains there.

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benefit

benefit

/ˈbɛnəfɪt/
noun
a financial aid provided by the government for people who are sick, unemployed, etc.
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Hydroponic farming has various benefits.

Another benefit is that hydroponic farming uses very little water compared to traditional farming.

If plants cannot grow straight up, they receive less benefit from the sunlight.

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betting

betting

/ˈbɛtɪŋ/
noun
the act of risking money on the result of an unpredictable event
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Gambling, sports betting is slanted against you as a punter, as a gambler.

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budget

budget

/ˈbədʒɪt/
noun
the sum of money that is available to a person, an organization, etc. for a particular purpose and the plan according to which it will be spent
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but I already had that budget planner.

I kind of figure it into my budget now.

But cost estimates quickly ran well over budget.

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to decrease

to decrease

/ˈdiˌkɹis/, /dɪˈkɹis/
verb
to become less in amount, size, or degree
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Essentially, it's about decreasing world suck.

Because Kappler doesn't expect demand to decrease anytime soon.

They'll have to increase range while simultaneously decreasing recharging time and price.

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discount

discount

/ˈdɪskaʊnt/, /dɪˈskaʊnt/
noun
the amount of money that is reduced from the usual price of something
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And I do have a 10% off discount code right now.

And there you'll find more exclusive videos, writings, merch discounts.

Will that ultimately feed through to the market by prices increasing or discounts reducing?

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economics

economics

/ˌɛkəˈnɑmɪks/, /ˌikəˈnɑmɪks/
noun
a field of study that deals with a country's finances and its distribution or consumption
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He's an economics professor at Howard University and the chief economist to the AFL CIO.

Now, economics is not an exact science.

Well it might be easier to term it what economics isn't.

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expense

expense

/ɪkˈspɛns/
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the amount of money spent to do or have something
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BMW spared no expense.

And, you know, I tried apps, but they wouldn't let me change like the expenses.

Now she uses the money to help out with expenses like buying her kids new school clothes.

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fair trade

fair trade

/fˈɛɹ tɹˈeɪd/
noun
trading practices that do not put consumers at a disadvantage
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He said it’s not free trade; it’s fair trade.

It’s not fair trade.

It’s not free trade; it’s fair trade.

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fare

fare

/ˈfɛɹ/
noun
the amount of money we pay to travel with a bus, taxi, plane, etc.
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The fare jumps to $490.

But the world of bargain-budget fares may not last.

To offset its barebones fares, the carrier charges for everything from carry-on bags to bottles of water.

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fund

fund

/ˈfənd/
noun
a sum of money that is collected and saved for a particular purpose
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and I'm doing it with friends and now I have $140 in my car fund.

You know, Community Contribution and if they had the funds, they could pay for it.

They're like, "Let's donate to Rikki's bail fund.

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globalization

globalization

/ˌɡɫoʊbəɫɪˈzeɪʃən/
noun
the fact that the cultures and economic systems around the world are becoming connected and similar as a result of improvement in communications and development of multinational corporations
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Globalization continues to expand.

Is COVID the end of globalization and maybe can we talk a little bit about supply chain and resiliency?

There will be less globalization.

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inflation

inflation

/ˌɪnˈfɫeɪʃən/
noun
the condition in which a currency is losing its purchasing power and the prices generally increase
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Even with inflation, that's just over $50.

That's around $140 with inflation.

It's basically like inflation on steroids.

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investment

investment

/ˌɪnˈvɛsmənt/, /ˌɪnˈvɛstmənt/
noun
the act or process of putting money into something to gain profit
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Mr. Todd lost all his investment, and after that both he and Smell-O-Vision were out of the movie business.

So we don't look at this thing from a return on investment point of view.

But Devinat says it was worth the investment.

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mortgage

mortgage

/ˈmɔɹɡədʒ/, /ˈmɔɹɡɪdʒ/
noun
an official contract or arrangement by which a bank gives money to someone as a loan to buy a house and the person must return the money with interest at monthly intervals
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If you have a mortgage, does it make sense to refinance?

My mortgage is three times less than what our rent was in Seattle.

The mortgages isn't paid, property taxes go unpaid employees are unpaid.

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pension

pension

/ˈpɛnʃən/
noun
a monthly payment that a retired person receives from the government or a private company, for which they used to work
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Pensions and raw goods got too costly.

I could live off the small pension.

Pensions don't work==. How does the European system work?

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recession

recession

/ˌɹiˈsɛʃən/, /ɹɪˈsɛʃən/
noun
a period of economic decline marked by a rise in unemployment and the fall in the GDP
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In the past, they were a major stabilizing force during downturns, but during the Great Recession, they became a big drag because of this.

Since the Great Recession, the amount of plasma donations has roughly tripled to 2019 levels.

Then the recession took a huge hit on Hostess' bottom line, with year-over-year sales down 20%.

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refund

refund

/ˈɹiˌfənd/, /ɹɪˈfənd/
noun
an amount of money that is paid back because of returning goods to a store or one overpaying for something
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Many guests were also angered by the way Airbnb handled refund requests.

Though some guests had an easy time getting their refunds.

The CEO said it was unequivocal, we're giving refund.

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revenue

revenue

/ˈɹɛvəˌnu/, /ˈɹɛvənˌju/
noun
money that a government collects in tax each year
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Actually, last year when the pandemic was greater than ever, we have the highest revenue here for the shops.

And 90% of the revenue generated on YouTube is from personalized ads.

Delivery alone ate up 36% of revenue.

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stock market

stock market

/stˈɑːk mˈɑːɹkɪt/
noun
the business of trading and exchanging shares of different companies
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This stock market index tracks the combined value of thousands of companies traded on the technology-heavy NASDAQ stock exchange.

They root against the stock market.

Portnoy decided to switch to day trading in the stock market when the pandemic shut down his other hobby.

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unstable

unstable

/ənˈsteɪbəɫ/
adjective
prone to sudden change or alteration
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All this adds up to a pretty unstable future for Airbnb, at least for the immediate future.

Cancer cells are inherently unstable and so they can continue to mutate.

The neutron is absorbed, but the result is unstable.

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wage

wage

/ˈweɪdʒ/
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money that a person earns, daily or weekly, through work or giving services
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And even then, the taxes are typically lower than the rates on wage income.

These facilities will add 3000 high tech, high wage jobs to the state of Arizona.

The average wage for U.S. hourly associate was more than $14 an hour.

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to appreciate

to appreciate

/əˈpɹiʃiˌeɪt/
verb
(of value or price) to gradually rise
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I really do appreciate it

I would very much appreciate if you would share this video.

So I do appreciate that the college girl had made a situation go viral and got a lot of attention.

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bankruptcy

bankruptcy

/ˈbæŋkɹəpsi/, /ˈbæŋkɹəptsi/
noun
a situation in which a person or business is unable to pay due debts
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The company came out of bankruptcy in 2009 and rebranded itself Hostess Brands, but it didn't work.

And a year later, Chuck E. Cheese's declared bankruptcy.

There have even been reports that the company plans to continue opening stores while going through bankruptcy proceedings.

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capitalism

capitalism

/ˈkæpɪtəˌɫɪzəm/
noun
an economic and political system in which industry, businesses, and properties belong to the private sector rather than the government
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For instance, in capitalist societies, deviant labels are often applied to those who interfere with the way capitalism functions.

You know, at the end of the day, it is shareholder capitalism.

Is capitalism the best system?

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depression

depression

/dɪˈpɹɛʃən/
noun
a time of little economic activity and high unemployment, which lasts for a long time
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They talk about suicide, mental health, depression, just, that's why I love them so much.

I mean, it's not, like, glorious when people have depression and whatever

Depression isn't easy.

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