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addaword.gifdefinition of skin in the game

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a phrase coined by financier Warren Buffet to describe a situation in which an executive in a publicly-traded company uses his/her own money to buy stock in that company
Investors often complain that mutual-fund managers don't put their own money at risk. Here's one who might have too much skin in the game.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 23/07/2012 15:33:00
Definition of skin in the game from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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