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one who shares interests or activities with another

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a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

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"The Reliance Group takes this opportunity to request Rahul Gandhi to clarify whether his government, for 10 long years, was supporting an alleged crony capitalist and dishonest businessman, to use Mr Gandhi's own words," the spokesperson said.
In a BRICS context, Russia stands out as having particularly centralized authoritarian politics, a large monopolistic state sector without interest in development or profits, and an elaborate crony system, while it performs well in terms of economic level, education, and openness.
The pursuit of state and crony capitalism in recent years is most strikingly reflected in the implementation of the so-called Golden Visa scheme.
In addition, we invite readers to respond to "The Road to Crony Capitalism"--to consider how significant and inevitable the problem of crony capitalism is and to examine whether there are any real solutions to it--with the promise of publishing the best responses online alongside this issue of The Independent Review (send your formal comments to rwhaples@independent.org).
'They accused Gamuda as being my crony or an Umno crony.
Anders ?slund is a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C., and is currently writing a book on Russia's crony capitalism.
Just like the Sindh New Captive Power Plant Subsidy Bill, 2017 was rammed through the Sindh Assembly to benefit cronies of Pakistan People and #39;s party, it appears that the real purpose of this merger deal is to bail out another crony.
China's Crony Capitalism: The Dynamics of Regime Decay
With a group of radical Democrat prosecutors and lawmakers waging war on the free-speech rights of climate skeptics, a new report identifies billionaire "green" crony capitalist Tom Steyer as the chief financier--and financial beneficiary--of the controversial agenda.
Labour MP John Mann tweeted: "Predictable Cameron crony sleaze and appalling Corbyn hypocrisy with new peerages."
I refer to crony capitalism the business operations of Marcos' close friends and collaborators, sustained by generous government loans and guarantees, and bailed out with state funds when they mismanaged themselves into financial trouble.
Moses said that, in many cases, a government makes a market attractive to attract private companies; responds to success by tightening rules and adding costs; then plays favorites and ends up with a "crony capitalism" relationship with the private players that survive the tightening.
Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajanhas warned against crony capitalism which he said creates oligarchies and slows down growth.
India's central bank governor Raghuram Rajan has said crony capitalism is emerging as a "real concern" in India and a major threat to competition and economic growth.
This would be more accurately described as "crony socialism" or "crony fascism."