[Harvard English] hold ~ back


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 Hold ~back 저지하다 

to restrain someone, something, or an animal from getting at or getting to someone or something


“The parents held the children back from the cake and ice cream until the hostess said she was ready.”


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“What is holding growth back?

-6월호아티클, “The Capitalist’s Dilemma” 중에서


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Tobin tax 토빈세

“A means of taxing spot currency conversions that was originally suggested by American economist James Tobin (1918-2002). The Tobin tax was developed with the intention of penalizing short-term currency speculation, and to place a tax on all spot conversions of currency. Rather than a consumption tax paid by consumers, the Tobin tax was meant to apply to financial sector participants as a means of controlling the stability of a given country’s currency.”  


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“Our alumni had a spirited exchange on the wisdom of imposing a Tobin tax on financial transactions to reduce high-frequency trading, which would increase illiquidity and therefore (it is thought) investment in innovation”

-6월호아티클, “The Capitalist’s Dilemma” 중에서

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