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trickling down

Portuguese translation: beneficiar indirectamente

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English term or phrase:trickling down
Portuguese translation:beneficiar indirectamente
Entered by: margaridaf
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10:00 Sep 8, 2006
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Economics / investment
English term or phrase: trickling down
Contexto:
"what is trickling down to people is big state investment projects. "

Thanks in advance
margaridaf
Local time: 19:08
beneficiar indirectamente
Explanation:
SYLLABICATION: trick·le-down
PRONUNCIATION: trkl-doun
ADJECTIVE: Of or relating to the economic theory that financial benefits accorded to big businesses and wealthy investors will pass down to profit smaller businesses and consumers.
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MLeiria
Portugal
Local time: 19:08
Grading comment
Muito obrigada!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +4beneficiar indirectamente
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17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
beneficiar indirectamente


Explanation:
SYLLABICATION: trick·le-down
PRONUNCIATION: trkl-doun
ADJECTIVE: Of or relating to the economic theory that financial benefits accorded to big businesses and wealthy investors will pass down to profit smaller businesses and consumers.

MLeiria
Portugal
Local time: 19:08
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Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 28
Grading comment
Muito obrigada!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kemper Combs: Good explanation! I hadn't heard of "trickle down economics" since my Macro Econ class back in 1986.
27 mins
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agree  rhandler
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agree  Flavia Martins dos Santos: agree
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agree  craigs: this is the basic meaning
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