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The First Minister has written again to David Cameron, urging him to act immediately to assist the recovery by targeting investment in “shovel ready” projects across Scotland.
an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment
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a baby or young animal that still drinks milk from its mother
a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation
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Definition and synonyms of shovel-ready from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.