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1. mod. powerful; intense. This grass is bad!
2. mod. suitable; excellent; good. I got some new silks that are really bad.
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She said: "It's when they are at gigs, they are a bad influence on each other.
DIOD is Russia's only publicly-traded BAD producer, which derives over 60% of its revenues from BAD sales.
But the current demand for bad policies does not imply their inevitability any more than the current demand for Ford automobiles implies that Ford will forever retain its current market share.
protect people from becoming obese due to their own bad food choices by
While deontological theories do not ignore consequences, the teleological theories, of which consequentialism and utilitarianism are examples, evaluate the morality of actions based on whether they produce good or bad consequences.
The bads news is that Iran's intention to continue its uranium enrichment programme has raised concerns that international sanctions may be imposed by the United Nations.
policies among Muslim groups can be divided into three discrete groups: those who accept that the values America seeks are goods; those who may believe that the values America seeks are not goods but desire to achieve other core goals (such as personal or family betterment, improvements in health, education, skills, and the assurance of personal dignity) that are associated with the preceding values; and those who believe that the goals America seeks, as well as the associated core goals, are bads and would therefore reject the entire package.
1993) point out, a fundamental asymmetry exists between desirable and undesirable outputs; while goods may be disposed of without cost, the reduction of bads can only be accomplished by foregoing some beneficial output or increasing abatement inputs.
These evils, or public bads as opposed to public goods, of an unequal distribution of wealth focus on the bottom end of the distribution.
Given the potential immediate and future risks posed by biological invasions, many households invest significantly in self-protection to reduce the damages threatened by these public bads.
teen girls admit to using tanning bads, um, sorry, beds.
Throughout my Navy career, I've seen what I like to call the goods and the bads of Ourt day-to-day operations.
I am also willing to concede that the harms and bads associated with some drugs--marijuana is the obvious example--may not be significant enough to justify attaching even minor penalties to their use.
59) Finnis readily acknowledges that "[c]ommensuration of the goods and bads in alternative available courses of action is possible .