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diminishing returnsA condition in which additional inputs into an organization, project or process produce progressively fewer or lower-quality additional outputs, and may, in extreme cases, cause the total quantity or quality of outputs to decrease.Rate it:

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as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his follyFoolish people repeatedly do foolish things.Rate it:

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many happy returnsA greeting, usually for birthdays, in reference to the passing year; Happy birthday!.Rate it:

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returns to scalea function describing how returns scale when production increases in the long runRate it:

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jds/RSAbbreviation of joined by staff returns.Rate it:

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latch-key childA child who returns home from school to an empty house and therefore must unlock/unlatch the exterior door with a key, especially a child of working or absent parent(s).Rate it:

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latch-key childA child who returns home from school to an empty house and therefore must unlock/unlatch the exterior door with a key, especially a child of working or absent parent.Rate it:

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pencil outOf an investment, to make sense financially or to be expected to generate the desired returnsRate it:

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pencil outTo roughly calculate the expected returns of an investmentRate it:

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S/RSAbbreviation of staff returns.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundThe status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person.Rate it:

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