pump-priming

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pump-prim·ing

or pump priming (pŭmp′prī′mĭng)
n.
Government action taken to stimulate the economy, as spending money in the commercial sector, cutting taxes, or reducing interest rates.
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pump-priming

[ˈpʌmpˈpraɪmɪŋ] N (fig) → inversión f inicial con carácter de estímulo (US) inversión estatal en nuevos proyectos que se espera beneficien la economía
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Last year, my Administration overhauled government support systems and drew up a supplementary budget that would serve as a pump-primer for the creation of a greater number of decent jobs.
And it's hard to think of a better pump-primer than The Washington Post Style Invitational, my favorite weekly humor contest, which solicits everything from puns to limericks to fake Amazon reviews.
I refer to his position as pump-primer at Prime Minister's Questions, which permitted David Cameron to make the outrageous claim that his Government has been responsible for the small (2-3%) rise in exports from the region, but ignored the fact that the number of young people unemployed for over a year is up 62% since he came to office.
To CREBA's mind, this additional requirement defeats the very purpose for which the tax incentives were made available in the first place: to encourage more players to undertake mass housing projects, and thus increase economic activities - mass housing being the major pump-primer of the economy.
Aitor Karanka 1-2 (A) Leeds Tony Mowbray 1-2 (H) Bristol Gordon Strachan 0-1 Plymouth Gareth Southgate L 2-3 (A) Reading Steve Mcclaren 0-4 (H) Arsenal Bryan Robson 2-0 (H) Burnley The last manager to win on his first outing was Riverside Revolution pump-primer Bryan Robson, who oversaw a routine 2-0 home win over Burnley to launcvh a run of four straight wins and seven unbeaten to ignite an unprecedented golden age.
As a pump-primer for change, the feds decided to fund seven rural health clinics around the country, Robson says.
Moreover, the big screen is just the revenue pump-primer for the small screen.
As a major pump-primer in this area, the city should consider a medium-term project to establish a Museum of Modern Art and Design which, uniquely among British museums (but in the spirit of New York's Museum of Modern Art), would survey the whole spectrum of visual arts culture in Britain since, say, 1945.
The new pump-primer follows a package worth more than 16 trillion yen adopted in April last year and another package worth 17 trillion yen announced in November the same year.
A senior Finance Ministry official said Japan will tell the meeting that it will work out details of a supplementary budget for fiscal 1998, which began April 1, possibly in time for the summit of the G-7 nations plus Russia in Birmingham, Britain, on May 15-17 to finance the programs to be contained in the pump-primer.
The Aga Khan suggests that the tourism will be a pump-primer of cash to help initiate other industries, and that the trade will not destroy the valley and its culture.
So far as the rationale for public works projects is concerned, nonnuclear wars are nearly ideal, and the Cold War was nothing if not a great pump-primer (pp.