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predatory

adjective bloodthirsty, carnivorous, depredatory, devouring, greedy, living by prey, lupine, pillaging, plundering, praedabundus, praedatorius, predative, raiding, rapacious, raptorial, ravaging, ravening, ravenous, spoliatory, voracious, vulturine, vulturous, wolfish
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In spite of our best attempt to reduce subjectivity in the "Predatory Versus Non-Predatory Journal Rating Form" we found it difficult to reach close inter-rater agreement on several criteria across several articles, and this was reflected in the marginal inter-rater reliability measures that we obtained on criteria three, four and five.
TRAI rules mandate that tariffs by telecom operators cannot be predatory or discriminatory in nature, and should comply with the current Interconnect Usage Charges of 14p/minute.
Papers from predatory journals should be treated with caution and not cited unless the paper has been scrutinised for quality.
Predatory pricing is a concept whereby the dominant market player prices goods and services below cost in the short run to drive or keep out competitor and reap profits in the long run.
This is in implementation of the directives of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates, the Ruler of Sharjah, to confiscate, confine and breed predatory animals in special centres in order to keep people's lives safe.
Rather, the very currency of science is being rapidly debased by thousands of predatory journals that have exploited a heretofore unperceived weakness in the scientific publishing system: the long-standing and multifaceted "gentleman's agreement," which constitutes its quality control backbone.
Coalition Background: The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling is a national partnership of over 60 religious organizations, civil rights groups & family advocates working to protect the young, poor and elderly from the dangers of predatory online gambling.
Instead, with profit as the driving force, these "predatory" publishers engage in a range of disturbingly unethical and unscholarly practices.
The above two studies stated that the new incentive allowance system effective since 2016, known as the ex-post funding system, could be one of the factors that led Turkish researchers to publish in predatory journals.
Lopez, noting that the Supreme Court observed that the requirement to register for those who are merely charged with predatory offenses was meant to ensure that offenders cannot plead out of the registration requirements.
Low enrollment and a problematic higher education system are mainly blamed for the fast expansion of predatory journals in Taiwan over the course of ten years.