fledgeling


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young bird that has just fledged or become capable of flying

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(of a young bird) having acquired its flight feathers

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Earlier this month he had called early elections after a small far-right party with the balance of power in parliament, the Sweden Democrats, torpedoed his fledgeling government's budget.
Before Mubarak's overthrow they stood at $12 billion but have since fallen to about $2 billion annually.During campaigning, Sisi had called for "strengthening the role of the state" to implement projects that would kick-start the fledgeling economy propped up by Gulf funds.Sisi also said that for him, "national security" takes precedence over democratic freedoms, and such remarks have sparked concerns of a return to autocracy.On Tuesday, Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, who opposes the Muslim Brotherhood, called for a donors' conference to aid Egypt's economy as he congratulated Sisi on his "historic" victory."The Saudis and the UAE (United Arab Emirates) want this government to remain in power.
But he was warned not to take it for fear it would stall his fledgeling career.
The threat of life of this appalling violence is palpable and so is the serous economic threat to a fledgeling and vulnerable nation.
Fanzine editor Mark Jensen described the latest ban as "yet another sad day for Newcastle United fans" and suggested the fledgeling Forum was already "dead in the water."
For instance, when Cab Calloway came to Interior Alaska as part of the fledgeling Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival, the dealership quietly provided a Lincoln for the celebrated jazz singer to travel around in.
Her fledgeling movement will field candidates at the next national elections, set for April 2014, she said.
But he's a fledgeling star, and clearly isn't ready to carry a movie largely on his own.
As we have said before, it is up to the fledgeling yes campaign to make the case loudly and clearly.
A nearly grown-up fledgeling is sitting on the rim of the nest.
The Dons will also have their eye on the weekend visit of Dagenham but the fledgeling club have tended to treat this much-maligned competition fairly seriously and lifted the trophy in 2008.
However, his fledgeling flying career came to an abrupt end when he suffered a detached retina in his right eye.
Abu-Fadil stated that this document 'eerily parrallels the existing legislation in a number of Arab countries whose fledgeling private broadcasters had hoped to establish a foothold in an otherwise state-controlled media landscape.' (31) Qatar's refusal to sign the charter implies that Al-Jazeera was targeted as it is mainly funded by Qatar's royal family and enjoys a larger margin of freedom in comparison to most mainstream Arab TV channels.