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Deserving and deserved

deserve

verb

if you deserve something, it is right that you get it, for example because of the way you have behaved

deserve

verb

if a thing deserves something such as your time or attention, you should give time or attention to doing it

deserving

adjective

worth supporting or helping

deserved

adjective

if something is deserved, it is right that you have it or get it

well-earned

adjective

earned or deserved because of hard work or a difficult experience

undeserved

adjective

if something is undeserved, you get it although you should not, because you have not done anything to deserve or to cause it

rate

verb

to deserve something

due

adjective

if something is due to someone, they should receive it

belong to

if something belongs to someone, they deserve it or have a right to it

due

noun

someone’s due is something that they have a right to receive

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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bottom line

the amount of money that a business makes or loses

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subtweet

to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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