profligacy


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the trait of spending extravagantly

dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

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The IMF in its recent assessment on Pakistan economic outlook highlighted the profligacy on fiscal side will act as a major drag on country's GDP, hence targeting a GDP growth of 2.4% in FY20.
'Apparently, rather than give heed to our pro bono patriotic advise, the Buhari administration is persisting in the financial profligacy that has seen them destroy a once thriving economy.
THE recent letter by correspondent Carole Price misses the point about my quip of "living in the real world' as a comparison to the attitudes of the public and private sector (Journal December 11, 2017) My original intention was to illustrate that, due to the inept and crass profligacy of many unaccountable public sector managers, huge sums of money are wasted and public services suffer as a result.
We in the North East are not immune from the effects of public sector profligacy and inept and unaccountable council leaders.
The government could do something about this extortionate scam, but it suits them to prolong Labour's profligacy.
The under 25 failed to grasp that their generation will eventually pick up the tab for their short sightedness and government profligacy.
Missing eight players from the squad they took to France, and without Gareth McAuley for the final 65 minutes due to a first-half injury, Michael O'Neill's side struggled in the Baku heat and were thankful to the profligacy of Afran Ismayilov.
And Oran Kearney's men were left to rue their profligacy when the Swifts levelled 11 minutes from time, Hegarty forcing the ball home at a corner.
Interviewed by the Voice of Lebanon radio station, the lawmaker dismissed the year 2015 as one of political profligacy par excellence.
Let us replace the culture of profligacy with a culture of sustainability, selfish interests with interests of mankind and superficial rhetoric with concrete actions, not for our sake but for the sake of posterity, President Ivanov said at the end of his speech.
It's a pity the bankers who blew most of our money aided by the bonfire of regulations under Thatcher and Reagan have never been obliged to do community service to witness the impact of their profligacy.
SIR - What has been uncovered in recent years within Pembrokeshire Council, and among its leaders, is a salutary lesson to all the people of Wales - unbridled profligacy.
Bradford went close to a third goal on several occasions and paid for this profligacy when O'Connor netted his penalty.
Mr Gove's profligacy on his pet ideological experiment is being called into question from his own MPs.
The hosts missed a flurry of chances in the first half and paid for their profligacy when Qatar took the lead in the 37th minute through Abdulqadir Ilyas's first international goal.