Chapter 9

Term Definition
ethical Relating to moral principles or the branch of knowledge dealing with these.
Facilitate Make (an action or process) easy or easier.
impede Delay or prevent (someone or something) by obstructing them; hinder.
scrutiny Critical observation or examination.
salvaging Rescue (a wrecked or disabled ship or its cargo) from loss at sea.
syndicated A group of individuals or organizations combined to promote some common interest.
philanthropist A person who seeks to promote the welfare of others, especially by the generous donation of money to good causes.
bias Prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair.
objective Of a person or their judgment not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts.
eclectic Deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources.
dilapidated A building or object in a state of disrepair or ruin as a result of age or neglect.
capital The most important city or town of a country or region, usually its seat of government and administrative center.
intertwined Twist or twine together.
impeccably In accordance with the highest standards; faultlessly.
sidetracked Cause (someone) to be distracted from an immediate or important issue.
sustainable Able to be maintained at a certain rate or level.
pertinent Relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite.
recession A period of temporary economic decline during which trade and industrial activity are reduced, generally identified by a fall in GDP in two successive quarters.
aspirational Having or characterized by aspirations to achieve social prestige and material success.
perishability Used in marketing to describe the way in which service capacity cannot be stored for sale in the future.

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