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- The US president will not be able to pass any of the_____________growth policies he has _____________; and any policy changes that he does make will have a limited impact.
1) freedom, coincidental
2) unbound, inadvertent
3) nonessential, fortuitous
4) extrinsic, intrinsic
5) radical, proposedAnswer – 5)
Explanation: radical, proposed
radical – (especially of change or action) relating to or affecting the fundamental nature of something; far-reaching or thorough.
proposed – put forward (a plan or suggestion) for consideration by others.
- The administration could still pursue protectionist measures that would precipitate a trade war, and it has already imposed migration_____________that will likely reduce growth, by_____________the labor supply.
1) superficial, fluky
2) sloppy, adventitious
3) restrictions, eroding
4) enlargement, conceiving5) expansion, causationAnswer – 3)
Explanation: restrictions, eroding
restrictions – a limiting condition or measure, especially a legal one.
eroding – (of wind, water, or other natural agents) gradually wear away (soil, rock, or land).
- A related risk is that increasing rates too slowly could lead to an asset price_____________and all the dangers – frozen credit markets, soaring unemployment, plummeting consumption, and more – implied by its_____________deflation.
1) bubble, inevitable
2) release, contingent3) bonded, incidental
4) slack, avoidable
5) compelled, inducementAnswer – 1)
Explanation: bubble, inevitable
bubble – a thin sphere of liquid enclosing air or another gas.
inevitable – certain to happen; unavoidable.
- Indeed, the global economy could be_____________by any number of scenarios involving the US. A military confrontation between the US and North Korea now seems_____________.
1) incumbent, random
2) hampered, random
3) fettered, fortuitous
4) floating, preventable
5) destabilized, plausibleAnswer – 5)
Explanation: destabilized, plausible
destabilized – upset the stability of (a region or system); cause unrest or instability in.
plausible – (of an argument or statement) seeming reasonable or probable.
- And because growth and economic stability will top the agenda at the Chinese Communist Party’s National Congress later this year, discussions about how to_____________growth and_____________structural reforms will take a back seat.
1) liable, unforeseen
2) bound, escapable
3) rebalance, implement
4) censurable, object
5) detached, restraintAnswer – 3)
Explanation: rebalance, implement
rebalance – restore the correct balance to; balance again or differently.
implement – a tool, utensil, or other piece of equipment that is used for a particular purpose.
- In the next year, a more_____________and persistent global recovery will depend largely on whether policymakers avoid mistakes that could_____________it.
1) pledged, antecedent
2) robust, derail
3) susceptive, incitement
4) asunder, mainspring
5) hanging, necessityAnswer – 2)
Explanation: robust, derail
robust – strong and healthy; vigorous.
derail – cause (a train or tram) to leave its tracks accidentally.
- Britons will have to hope that EU leaders are willing to show some_____________: after all, the one clear message from voters was their lack of confidence in the_____________on offer.
1) in authority, obligation
2) flaccid, constraint
3) harshness, compulsion
4) compassion, alternatives
5) obligated, discoverAnswer – 4)
Explanation: compassion, alternatives
compassion – sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others.
alternatives – one of two or more available possibilities.
- In principle, declining labor-force_____________should be a problem in the eurozone, too, given the _____________period of very high unemployment that many European workers have faced.
1) tyranny, concluded
2) participation, prolonged
3) antagonism, observe
4) disunion, labelled
5) slackened, regainedAnswer – 2)
Explanation: participation, prolonged
- The heated discussions about_____________of recent years have been_____________, with both critics and official cheerleaders overestimating the amount of austerity applied.
1) mercilessness, gestated
2) meanness, ascertain
3) indifference, acquired
4) flabby, regained5) austerity, misplacedAnswer – 5)
Explanation: austerity, misplaced
austerity – sternness or severity of manner or attitude.
- With austerity – that is, reducing the deficit, once the recession has ended recovery might take longer to become_____________; but once it is, economic performance is even more stable, because the government’s accounts are in a_____________position.
1) rebellion, witness
2) separation, conceptualise
3) estrangement, determine
4) discord, detect
5) consolidated, sustainableAnswer – 5)
Explanation: consolidated, sustainable
consolidated – make (something) physically stronger or more solid.
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