Another senseless act of mass murder has sadly sparked the same chain reaction. A community has gone into mourning, fear once again stalks the land. Politicians have called for a moment’s silence while refusing to do anything to stop the next one. And gun companies have emerged as the only winners.
How a Dublin Firm Roils Money Market
The woes of Dublin's Depfa Bank are rapidly spreading around the globe, in a chain reaction that highlights the destructive force of the mutinous debt markets.
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Once management in Japan adopted the chain reaction, everyone there from 1950 onward had one common aim, namely, quality. With no lenders nor stockholders ...
onwardadjective [before noun] FORMAL
moving forward to a later time or a more distant place:
the onward march of time.
UK AND AUSTRALIAN ENGLISH If you are continuing on an onward flight, your bags will be transferred automatically.
onwards MAINLY UK Show phonetics
adverb (MAINLY US onward)
1 from 6.30/March/the 1870s, etc. onwards beginning at a particular time and continuing after it:
I'm usually at home from 5 o'clock onwards.
2 If you move onwards, you continue to go forwards:
We sailed onwards in a westerly direction.
mutiny Show phonetics
noun [C or U]
when a group of people, especially soldiers or sailors, refuse to obey orders and/or attempt to take control from people in authority:
Conditions on the ship were often very bad, and crews were on the point of mutiny.
There were rumours of mutiny among the troops.
Soldiers and police killed 250-300 prisoners while crushing mutinies in three jails.
The crew mutinied and murdered the ship's captain.
The troops mutinied against their officers.
someone who takes part in a mutiny
The mutinous sailors took control of the ship.