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double-dipping

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the activity of receiving money from two different places or two different jobs, often when it is not honest or legal The government has introduced tighter rules on employees' pensions to discourage double-dipping. (American)
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A review of the data by the ONS yesterday also cast doubt on whether there really was a double-dip, noting that the declines in output in the three quarters that it covered were all modest.
Revised figures show the double-dip recession is not as deep as feared, with a smaller contraction in the second quarter of the year.
5 per cent between April and June, marking the third consecutive quarter of declining output and the longest double-dip recession since the 1950s.
7% between April and June, meaning the double-dip recession is the longest since the 1950s, after the additional bank holiday for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee hit output.
The fourth Ernst & Young Turn Risks and Opportunities into Results report found that although the potential for a double-dip recession dropped down the table globally to eighth position, in the UK it remained prominent, with respondents ranking it joint fourth, reflecting a relative slowness in emerging from the financial crisis.
Hills have cut the odds on a double-dip recession in 2011 from 3-1 to 9-4 and quote 5-4 that interest rates will rise before August.
Nick Moon, managing director of Gfk NOP Social Research, said: "Overall, consumer confidence has been in constant decline for the last five months and a further fall would have made a double-dip recession seem a very real prospect.
And while NBER avoids haste when pronouncing good news, analysts at Credit Suisse say that some commentators may be crying wolf, calling the persistent expectations for a double-dip recession "over pessimistic," Bloomberg reported Wednesday.
The bank said that expectations of a double-dip recession are overly pessimistic.
Between Europe's debt troubles, China's modest cool-down and the United States' slow-healing job market, double-dip recession talk is spreading around the globe.
new homes sales may officially mark the beginning of a double-dip in housing activity.
corporate income tax, there is no double-dip of the DCL.
NEW YORK -- Intensifying fears of a double-dip recession are bleeding to U.
A "very small group" of people would lose their ability to double-dip if the bill becomes law, according to a fiscal analysis of the legislation.
Let's Party On: After witnessing a double-dip, 54 percent of young partygoers will step away from the dip bowl, while 22 percent don't mind joining in on the double-dipping action.