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loose

1. 
a. (of the bowels) emptying easily, esp excessively; lax
b. (of a cough) accompanied by phlegm, mucus, etc.
2. the loose Rugby the part of play when the forwards close round the ball in a ruck or loose scrum
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The US is the most indebted 'AAA' sovereign and was already running the loosest fiscal stance before the tax reform.
"Our monetary conditions index for the Philippines indicates that conditions are now the loosest they have been in three years, increasing pressure on BSP to scale back accommodation," he said.Likewise, the economist said the BSP would also likely slash the reserve requirement ratio for banks to 18 percent this year from the current level of 20 percent.
A retired and terminally ill filmmaker, Waldo, has suspicions of an affair between his wife, the vain and impulsive Zee, and his "friend" (in the loosest of terms), the manipulative and damaged Eddie.
Alicia Garcia-Herrero, Asia-Pacific chief economist at Natixis, said Korea has one of the loosest monetary conditions in Asia, driven by a very low real interest rate.
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It is also recommended to fit on the loosest hook and eye, as this allows the wearer to tighten the underband when the bra is becoming worn.
A platformer in the loosest definition of the term, you'll move along a 2D plane (although environments are rendered with 3D depth), solving puzzles and avoiding environmental traps.
Churchill, in Hastings's view, was the loosest of loose cannons, treating the Navy as his and his alone and brooding over the loss of Antwerp before hatching the disastrous idea of attacking Constantinople, always a sideshow.
Like all volumes in the series, My Neighbor Seki 7 is an anthology of shorts following only the loosest of continuities, and makes as good a jumping-on point as any for connoisseurs of light comedy.
Trevor Greetham, head of multi asset at Royal London Asset Management, said after the Bank of Japan move: "With investor sentiment deeply oversold we have been buying equities and remain overweight in Europe and Japan, the regions where policy is loosest."
The problem - and as editor of Construction Week, I mean this in the loosest sense of the word - is that the UAE is home to so many pavement-blocking construction projects.
"Wrapped in dovish language, theFederal Reserve has just embarked on what will be the loosest tightening in its history," said Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz in Newport Beach, California.