Abandonment: The voluntary relinquishment of ownership by failure to use the property, coupled with intent to abandon.
Abandonment Option: The option of terminating an investment earlier than originally planned.
Atonality: Total abandonment of tonality (centering in a key). Atonal music moves from one level of dissonance to another, without areas of relaxation.
Harvested Acres: The cropland actually harvested for a particular crop, usually somewhat smaller at the national level than planted acres due to weather damage or abandonment because of low market prices.
Great Stink: (1858) The Great Stink or The Big Stink was a time in the summer of 1858 during which the smell of untreated sewage almost caused the abandonment of the biggest city in the world.
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Income Tax: Common stock with a high dividend yield and few profitable investment opportunities.