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tax-and-spend

División en sílabas: tax-and-spend

Definición de tax-and-spend en inglés:

sustantivo

A policy, usually associated with the political left, of increasing taxes in order to fund an increase in government spending: [as modifier]: they remain committed to their tax-and-spend philosophy
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The Chancellor remains popular with the Labour faithful because he is seen to be keener than the Prime Minister on tax-and-spend.
  • This rhetoric disguises the very corrosive effect that tax-and-spend, together with ever increasing regulation, is having on the economy.
  • But, unlike on the economy and tax-and-spend, Labour has found it hard to pull the home affairs policy strands into an effective policy narrative.

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Implement a policy of raising taxes in order to increase spending: you can’t tax-and-spend your way to prosperity
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A government can't tax and spend its way out of a recession.

Derivados

tax-and-spender

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sustantivo
Example sentences
  • They just wanted to flush the mayor-elect out: are you a tax-and-spender?
  • Do tax-and-spenders give any thought to the economic consequences of their policy prescriptions?
  • ‘You can call me a tax-and-spender if you want, but your approach is borrow and bankrupt,’ Titus said.

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