window dressing


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window dressing

The trim, 2, usually of wood or stone, around a window.
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On Friday, an NCB in-house investigation panel concluded that the current bank management should file a criminal complaint with prosecutors and police against former executives, seeking damages over the alleged window dressing.
Many homeowners choose their curtains according to the colour theme in the room but why not decorate the home around the window dressing.
THE ART OF DRESSING WINDOWS: CCAD student Duane Hurn, left, who was chosen to turn his artistic talents to window dressing, with shop manager Anna Blackwell Picture by PETER REIMANN
There are so many beautiful songs that have great depth, and the videos that come out with them have choreography that's just window dressing.
WINDOW OF DELIGHT: Nuneaton Help the Aged staff (from left) Michelle McMasters, manager Val Lambert and Ian Walton have been taking part in the window dressing competition.
Nasdaq: JNPR) to obtain an indication of how recent Mutual Fund Window Dressing has affected these stocks.
There has never been anything that can be described as window dressing," Sakaiya said.
Opulent window dressing can be expensive, since it calls for generous lengths of material.
If the facts of a situation indicate that contingent beneficiaries are merely window dressing to increase the number of $10,000 annual exclusions, the IRS will challenge the arrangement (and probably win).
An Institute of Managers report says: "Vigilante consumers are wised up and no amount of window dressing, from loyalty cards to price promises, will fool them if the messenger doesn't believe the message.
The ritualistic, mortuary, Gothic-futuristic aspects of her fantasy settings--all extremely pumped up in Lustmord--are, in effect, window dressing for her excursions into brooding romanticism and the poetics of perversity.