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pitfall

noun abyss, catch, chasm, danger, dangerous spot, exposure to danger, exposure to harm, fovea, hazard, imminent danger, obstacle, peril, predicament, problem, quagmire, risk, risks, snare, threat, trap
See also: hazard, trap, trouble
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Yet, our study found that, regardless of a company's good intentions, there was not a single incident over four years where the pitfall scenario did not occur.
To further exacerbate the problem, the most popular tax preparation software programs sometimes fail to alert users about the pitfalls.
The first proportion was number of track-monitoring stations with tracks and captured vertebrates in the pitfalls compared to all track-monitoring stations with tracks.
In addition to the Pitfall franchise, The Rothman Agency represents such properties as King's Road Entertainment's Kickboxer series of feature films.
From avoiding the pitfalls of rapid growth to taking a second or third look at members who may have fallen on hard times, credit unions seek growth.
Davison's revealing investment handbook notes, to start, that the major difference between the current Wall Street financial crisis and private trust deeds is that most of the pitfalls in trust deed investing can be identified, mitigated or avoided prior to investing.
With wound and practical advice on avoiding the pitfalls of the contracts, identifying and establishing your rights, and how to utilize a contract to personal advantage, "The Franchise Fraud" is very highly recommended as essential reading to anyone contemplating the purchase of a franchised business.
An attorney also provides some additional insights for each of the pitfalls.
In an entertaining and educational manner, this book shows how an individual can become a better saver and investor, and avoid the pitfalls of debt.
And, since XM came first, Sirius was able to see the pitfalls, and they're trying to capture a niche.
The first CCA Community meeting was held on June 24, 2004, and addressed avoiding the pitfalls of section 8084(c).
PC Phil McCabe said: "The scheme sets out to highlight both the pitfalls and pleasures of owning and driving a car.