economic basket case

South Korea's President converted an economic basket case into an industrial powerhouse (Time). — Президент Южной Кореи привел страну от экономической разрухи к расцвету индустриальной мощи.


The English annotation is below. (English-Russian). 2003.

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  • basket case — ˈbasket ˌcase noun [countable usually singular] JOURNALISM ECONOMICS a company, country, or economy that is doing so badly and has so many problems that it is likely to fail completely: • By any standard, the area is an economic basket case. * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • basket case — I. noun : one who has all four limbs amputated rumors have been heard in this country about the large number of basket cases among our war casualties Bruce Bliven b.1889 II. noun : one that is totally worn out, incapacitated, or inoperable dad s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • basket case — noun Date: 1919 1. a person who has all four limbs amputated 2. a person who is mentally incapacitated or worn out (as from nervous tension); also one that is not functioning well or is in a run down condition < an economic basket case > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • basket case — Slang. 1. (offensive) a person who has had all four limbs amputated. 2. a person who is helpless or incapable of functioning normally, esp. due to overwhelming stress, anxiety, or the like. 3. anything that is impaired or incapable of functioning …   Universalium

  • basket case —  A hopeless situation/person.  ► “By downsizing government, privatizing state owned industry and pegging its currency to the dollar, Argentina has gone from economic basket case to miracle in just 3 years.” (Financial World, Feb. 1, 1994, p. 54) …   American business jargon

  • basket case — n 1.) informal someone who you think is crazy = ↑nut case 2.) a country with many severe economic and social problems that are likely to continue for a long time …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • basket case — noun a) One made powerless or ineffective, as by nerves, panic or stress. She was a complete basket case the morning of her wedding. b) A country in a difficult economic or financial situation. This …   Wiktionary

  • (a) basket case — 1. someone who is crazy and unable to organize their life. She ll never get a job. She s a basket case. 2. a very poor country which needs economic help from other countries, or a business that is in a very bad financial situation. Twenty years… …   New idioms dictionary

  • Economic history of Canada — Canadian historians until the 1960s tended to focus on economic history, including labour history. In part this is because Canada has had far fewer political upheavals or military conflicts than other societies. This was especially true in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …   Universalium

  • ECONOMIC HISTORY — This article is arranged according to the following outline: first temple period exile and restoration second temple period talmudic era muslim middle ages medieval christendom economic doctrines early modern period sephardim and ashkenazim… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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