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float

verb announce, attempt, buoy, buoy up, issue, launch, offer, present, project, promote, propel, sell, set in motion, try
Associated concepts: float a bond, float an idea or concept
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It is high time that special attention is given to the children of floating population in our cities.
Tuberculosis Prevention and Control in Floating Population Implementation.
This vast shipping trade created a huge floating population, especially when ships were held up in the Tyne,
Because migrant workers were disproportionately affected in the Beijing outbreaks and because their work settings have high measles transmission potential, we support an outreach strategy to prevent measles among this floating population.
The dossier mentions that the Shahjahanabad area has very narrow and inaccessible lanes surrounded by dense settlement and bad wiring overhead, coupled with a large floating population and high number of visitors.
The BJP government's aim of constructing 100 smart cities is a move to ease migration burden on tier-I cities and accommodate the rising quantum of floating population with adequate facilities.
The region also has a large floating population, which offers it a huge opportunity to cash in on, in addition to local consumption.
We've already discussed the bumper brothel industry, but we also learn that in 1851 the population of Liverpool was 374,401 - excluding a floating population, of seamen and others, of 28,000 upwards.
And as Gulf News points out, the real interesting aspect of this data is the one million people who constitute for the floating population of the Emirate.
This group constitutes the large floating population.
2 million electric customers and 145,000 gas customers in Nevada and supporting a floating population of 40 million annually.
The city is home to an estimated floating population of 10,000 expatriates and growing in numbers especially from the Europe and Americans, who seem to be enchanted by the quality of living, the city offers for expatriates.

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