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Goldman Sachs 高盛
苏格兰哈里法克斯银行（Halifax and Bank of Scotland，HBOS）
credit crunch 信用紧缩
集体所有制企业 group enterprise
large scale integrated circuit 大规模集成电路
Board of Directors 董事会
public-spirited a. 有公德心的showing unselfish interest in the public welfare
goody two shoes: people who always tries to do the right thing, not a positive thing to be called a goody two shoes 乖乖牌
to continue quarrelling for a long time, often in a violent way
feud (with somebody) over something
The neighboring states are feuding over the rights to the river.
kind and generous:
A benevolent uncle paid for her to have music lessons.
a benevolent smile
1 [intransitive and transitive] if you devolve responsibility, power etc to a person or group at a lower level, or if it devolves on them, it is given to them
devolve something to somebody/something
The federal government has devolved responsibility for welfare to the states.
Half of the cost of the study will devolve upon the firm.
2 [intransitive and transitive] if land, money etc devolves to someone, it becomes their property when someone else dies
ready and willing to fight or argue:
Congress is in a combative mood.
man‧i‧fes‧to plural manifestos [countable]
a written statement by a political party, saying what they believe in and what they intend to do:
the Labour Party's election manifesto
The Tories are due to publish their manifesto tomorrow.
1 [intransitive and transitive] if a train derails or something derails it, it goes off the tracks
2 [transitive] to spoil or interrupt a plan, agreement etc:
a mistake that might derail the negotiations