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to alter and spoil the natural form or appearance of

to give an inaccurate view of by representing falsely or misleadingly

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make false by mutilation or addition

twist and press out of shape

affect as in thought or feeling

alter the shape of (something) by stress

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For this to happen, however, governments will need to think outside the box both economically and politically, compensating citizens with more political accountability and participation as well as the expansion of less distortive social safety mechanisms," he concluded.
It may be possible to formulate an alternative explanation that places greater emphasis on the international events and the distortive effects of domestic progressive politics and incessant macroeconomic meddling.
The Minister said that Pakistan's tax system had been riddled with distortive and discriminatory exemptions and concessions had been granted to vested groups over a long period.
In a distortive gesture that is reminiscent of cubist painting, the artist paints incomplete, circular eyes evoking testicular glands that support phallic noses.
The budget includes some important measures to increase revenues, to eliminate distortive and inefficient energy subsidies, and to contain growth in Ghana's comparatively high public wage bill," Joel Toujas-Bernate, the head of mission, said in a statement.
The CBI believes the Government should reform the business rates system, because the system is uncompetitive, distortive and complex.
It noted that the budget included some important measures to increase revenues, eliminate distortive and inefficient energy subsidies, and contain growth in Ghana's comparatively high public wage bill.
distortive effects on policies and detrimental impact on job creation.
Equally distortive has been the domestic political interest of the Clinton administration and its successors in aligning US policy toward Iran with that of Israel," he added.
In addition, the CBI proposes that there should be a reform of Stamp Duty, which is said to currently have a distortive impact on the housing market.
COOL rule put in place in May 2013 was discriminatory toward Canada and Mexico, but was not deemed to be trade distortive.
On both counts (larger and more distortive subsidies), the 2014 Farm Bill fails the test of being consistent with WTO objectives.
Reimers said the recent interest-rate environment has been distortive.
To avoid these distortive and growth-inhibiting practices, TiSA should:
In the medium term, we need full reform of the business rates system right across the UK, because the system is uncompetitive, distortive and complex.