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unwilling to spend

deficient in amount or quality or extent

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They mean that, since its inception in 1983, the Federal Circuit has tended to be more expansive than the "secular" courts in allowing patents (see State Street, for example) but somewhat stingier in its willingness to find infringement.
Additionally, "per occurrence" language has returned instead of the stingier aggregate limits that affected many policies immediately after Sept.
The lexicon to describe the Reds is veering into unchartered territory as Houllier's much-vaunted defence, stingier than Scrooge over the last three seasons, is taking on a worryingly generous air.
And by the time the race starts that price will look even stingier as the French punters are sure to be all over him like a rash.
As the superrich increased their share of national income during the 1980s, they also became stingier.
This marketplace morality is exacerbated by trade agreements like NAFTA and GATT, which pit the poor against each other in a competition to work longer hours for less pay, fewer safety standards, and stingier benefits.
Those states otherwise inclined to extend generous benefits, however, may be deterred by the magnet effect of their generosity; the greater the differential, the more likely that recipients from other, stingier states will move to secure the higher benefits.
In this population, proposers prove much stingier, and responders more tolerant, than their counterparts in industrialized societies, Henrich reports in an upcoming Human ECOLOGY.
The latter have used various sorts of service/quality campaigns quite cynically to inspire harder work from their frontline personnel, even as they deliver social programs which are stingier and harder to access.
Reske, Stingier Jurors Doling Out Fewer, Awards, A.
As Gordon notes, they got themselves included "not in social insurance but mainly in public assistance programs, which by then had become even stingier and more dishonorable than they had been originally.
6% and two-year certificates of deposit (CDs) were even stingier, paying a mere 4%.
Thanks to impending regulations and shareholder complaints, Fortune 500 companies were much stingier about doling out coveted stock options to their top officers and lawyers," said Robin Sparkman, editor of Corporate Counsel.
They'll have to come up with a running game, better blocking and certainly a stingier defense, beginning with this meeting against their archrivals.
This was years ago and airlines are now much stingier when it comes to baggage allowance, so it's much harder to haul your treasures home.