jerrybuilt

jerrybuilt

Built in a flimsy manner.
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Observers say all concerned gain became 'wise after the event' and there should be urgent drives-- like the cleanup crackdown in other delinquent sectors-for retrofitting jerrybuilt buildings not only in the recurrent fire-ravaged old Dhaka but also in the new-town areas.
Finely described by Richard Flood in Artforum as both "endearingly jerrybuilt and menacingly apocalyptic," it was up for a couple of years, and people would stop by to see it every now and then: a blunt-spoken, twenty-foot-long, three-dimensional diagram of the ravages of capital, pollution, the fossil-fuel economy, and more, all very approximately taking the form of that most ancient and distinguished public-sculpture type, the fountain.
The chances of creating huge numbers of jobs in a short time in Iran's jerrybuilt economy approach nil.
Dworkin has no objection to worshiping a deity; but he insists on an "integrated epistemology," i.e., without any jerrybuilt shortcuts to interpretive truth.
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Russell is a noted author who lives in Guthrie, Oklahoma, the formerly designated territorial capital during the land rush, and he describes the rise and fall of this "jerrybuilt" city as seen through the eyes of his main characters.
Just last week, ION, the jerrybuilt network (mostly TV stations, but with some cable and satellite) that reaches 94 million homes, engineered its first foray into the purchase of recent off-network hours, agreeing to pony up as much as $20 million for non-exclusive rights to "Boston Legal," stepping in where the major cable networks had feared to tread.
The steamy memoir also attempts to document the hardships of a Black woman trying to climb the ladder of success in a White, male-dominated world where every rung appears jerrybuilt for failure.
Celtic's jerrybuilt defence creaked again,allowing bogey-team Motherwell to score four,and then to reinvent themselves in a thrilling oh-so-near match against Artmedia Bratislava.
Maldonado, the middle child of a Mexican-American family of seven, tells of growing up in a jerrybuilt house in a barrio, a member of an amazingly functional extended family that lived amid ruinous social tensions.
It is a jerrybuilt structure, and much of it was enacted for dubious motives.