2016年11月6日 星期日

big-time, bridge loan, terms, clearance,homicide clearance rate

Reno had no connections to President Bill Clinton or Washington. But Clinton wanted a woman, and Reno was a big-time prosecutor, holding the top prosecutor's job in Miami-Dade county.



Calais Migrant Camp Clearance Begins as French Police Move Into the ‘Jungle’
Migrants to be dispersed to shelters around France


In the dish, these specialist clearance cells, called microglia, are absent so the disease process is faster. One of the beauties of our models is that we can add microglia and see what the effect of the immune system is and if we can use it to make things better or worse

Rick Livesey - See more at: http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/features/the-man-with-a-thousand-brains#sthash.0f1ejt3z.WURESSs0.dpufJPMorgan Shines With T-Mobile Deal: JPMorgan has committed to a $20 billion one-year bridge loan in support of AT&T's effort to acquire T-Mobile, the second-biggest bridge loan worldwide since 2000. Although the companies did not disclose the costs of the loan, people briefed on the matter told DealBook that the terms were in line with other investment-grade financings. JPMorgan is also an adviser to AT&T, along with Evercore Partners and Greenhill & Company.

The Regulatory Risk in the AT&T Deal: The Deal Professor, Steven M. Davidoff, lays out the challenges ahead to win antitrust clearance in his DealBook column. Part of the game, he says, will be for AT&T to show to regulators that the acquisition of T-Mobile is a net gain for consumers.

America’s homicide clearance rate—the percentage of solved crimes that lead to arrest—has fallen in the past 50 years, from around 90% in 1965 to around 64% in 2012, according to federal statistics. This means more than 211,000 homicides committed since 1980 remain unsolved. Every year introduces nearly 5,000 morehttp://econ.st/1LKIg5h

bridge loan
n.
A short-term loan intended to provide or extend financing until a more permanent arrangement is made.

Also known as "interim financing", "gap financing" or a "swing loan".

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big-time (MOST SUCCESSFUL)
adjective [before noun] US INFORMAL
highest or most successful:
Steve Largent was regarded as Seattle's first big-time football star.

the big time (SUCCESS) noun [S] INFORMAL
the state of being famous or successful:
She finally hit the big time (= became famous or successful) with her latest novel.
You've really made the big time now (= become famous or successful).

big time (GREATLY) adverb US INFORMAL
If you do something big time, you do it to a great degree:
"How was the interview?" "Terrible, I messed up big time."
Chrissy's into disco big time (= likes disco a lot).




clearance

Line breaks: clear|ance
Pronunciation: /ˈklɪər(ə)ns /

NOUN

[MASS NOUN]
1The action or process of clearing or of being dispersed:cleaning of the machine should include clearance of blockagesthere will be sunny intervals after clearance of any early mist
1.1The removal of buildingspeople, or trees from land so as to free it for alternative uses:slum clearance accelerated during the 1960s[COUNT NOUN]: forest clearances
1.2(also house clearance) The removal of contentsfrom a house:the sheriff’s officers supervised the houseclearance[COUNT NOUN]: antiques wanted and clearancesundertaken
1.3[COUNT NOUN] (In soccer and other sports) a kick or hit that sends the ball away from one’s goal:Nilsson made two goal line clearances to keep out Tottenham’s attackers
1.4[COUNT NOUN] Snooker The potting of all the ballsremaining on the table in a single break:a plant which let in Hendry for a clearance of 96
2Official authorization for something to proceed or take place:the aircraft hadn’t got diplomatic clearance to land in Mexico
2.1(also security clearance) Official permission for someone to have access to classified information:these people don’t have clearance
2.2Permission for an aircraft to take off or land at anairport:he took off without air traffic clearance
2.3(also customs clearance) The clearing of a person or ship by customs:when you arrive at the continental airport you will be required to obtain customs clearance
2.4[COUNT NOUN] A certificate showing that customsclearance has been granted.
2.5The process of clearing cheques through aclearing house.
3Clear space allowed for a thing to move past or under another:always give cyclists plenty of clearance

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