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遺族会, izokukai
largest organization representing the families of war dead from World War Two
jump the shark
tipping point where one senses a noticeable decline in quality
red herring
Something that draws attention away from the central issue
fifth amendment (3)
deals with the rights of accused criminals by providing for due process of law, forbidding double jeopardy, and stating that no person may be forced to testify as a witness against himself or herself
Aceldama (2)
(character – in the Bible) a potter's field near Jerusalem purchased by the priests as a burial ground for strangers with the reward that Judas had received for betraying Jesus and had later returned to them, and (place with dreadful associations)
inveterate
confirmed, deep-rooted, entrenched
PEJAK, Party for a Free Life in Kurdistan
an Iranian Kurdish nationalist armed Maoist organisation based in northern Iraq that is involved in armed opposition to the government of Iran
ninth amendment
Constitution...shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people--privacy is an example
to stay (legal)
The act of temporarily stopping a judicial proceeding through the order of a court
derivatives
types include futures, forwards, options and swaps. generic term for specific types of investments from which payoffs over time are derived from the performance of assets (such as commodities, shares or bonds), interest rates, exchange rates, or indices (such as a stock market index, consumer price index (CPI) or an index of weather conditions).
credit derivatives
common forms are credit default swap, total return swap and credit linked note. contract whose redemption value is linked to specified credit-related events, such as bankruptcy, credit downgrade, nonpayment, or default. For example, a bank concerned that one of its customers may not be able to repay a loan can protect itself against loss by transferring the credit risk to another party while keeping the loan on its books
hybrid security
A security that combines two or more different financial instruments. generally combine both debt and equity characteristics. The most common example is a convertible bond that has features of an ordinary bond, but is heavily influenced by the price movements of the stock into which it is convertible
catastrophe bonds
risk-linked securities that transfer a specified set of risks from the sponsor to the investors. typically used by insurers as an alternative to traditional reinsurance
unassailable
incontrovertible, indisputable, irrefutable
to eschew
dodge, escape, evade
(make a) straw man (out of)
An argument or opponent set up so as to be easily refuted or defeated
to winnow
separate, sift, sort
cavil
carp, nitpick, pettifog, quibble
しょうれい しやう― 【奨励】<
高く評価してそれをするようにすすめること。 「スポーツを―する」
とらえる とらへる 【捕(ら)える/捉える】<
ある部分を論議の対象として正面に据える。 「言葉じりを―・える」「この点だけを―・えて評価を下すのはいかがか」
ろんきょ 【論拠】<
論証において、ある事実の真偽を判定する根拠となる事柄。 「―薄弱」「―不明」
ひょうしょう へうしやう 【表彰】<
善行・功労・成果などを公にし、ほめたたえること。 「人命救助で―される」
しょせん 【所詮】<
あれこれ考えたりした結論として。結局。 「―高根の花だ」「―負けは負けだ」
日本会議
愛国主義・反共・「国益」重視を基本スタンスとし、親米保守主義の立場から提言を行っている日本最大規模の保守主義・民族主義系の政治・言論団体