deep pocket


Definition of deep pocket

1 : a person or an organization having substantial financial resources
2 deep pockets plural : substantial financial resources a corporation with deep pockets

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deep-pocketed \ ˈdēp-​ˈpä-​kə-​təd \ adjective

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argued that the deep pockets will benefit most from the tax cuts
Recent Examples on the Web For example, mobile payments company Clover may be able to use the deeper pockets of its parent company, financial technology provider Fiserv, to push ahead during the crisis. Danielle Abril, Fortune, "Square to suffer a ‘steep drop’ as many customers struggle to survive, analysts say," 27 Apr. 2020 An unanticipated problem was encountered, check back soon and try again Folks involved in the world of independent cinema are accustomed to living without the deep pockets of major studios. Clark Collis,, "How independent cinemas are still screening films in a world without theaters," 4 Apr. 2020 By the mid-20s and 30s, acne is made of deep pockets of white blood cells and these can't be popped. Rebecca Dancer, Allure, "How to Treat Cystic Acne, According to Dermatologists," 3 Mar. 2020 Waymo has benefited from the deep pockets of Alphabet, which in 2016 turned the car project into its own business unit, signaling the tech giant’s desire to turn the science project into an actual business. Tim Higgins, WSJ, "Waymo Raises $2.25 Billion After Courting Outside Investors for First Time," 2 Mar. 2020 While her aides initially tried to project California as locked up in her favor, many of her rivals have found deep pockets of support among top donors there., "Most read on," 31 Oct. 2019 Schur recently renewed his overall deal with Universal Television — at a hefty price — just as many of his counterparts have fled for the deep pockets of streaming services. Yvonne Villarreal, Los Angeles Times, "Relax, benches. Creator Mike Schur knows you want ‘The Good Place’ to stick the landing," 26 Sep. 2019 That in turn begs the question as to why the banker, who invested in Le Monde in 2010 alongside telecoms billionaire Xavier Niel and the now deceased Pierre Berge, is selling at all, given the deep pockets of his fellow investor. Washington Post, "Czech Billionaire Buys an Entree to the Paris Elite," 20 Mar. 2019 Ferrucci seems to be looking for a company with deep pockets and a large number of users to help. Will Knight, Wired, "Watson's Creator Wants to Teach AI a New Trick: Common Sense," 9 May 2020

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First Known Use of deep pocket

1975, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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7 Jun 2020

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“Deep pocket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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deep pocket

deep pock·​et

Legal Definition of deep pocket

1 : a person or organization having substantial financial resources especially for the purpose of paying damages
2 plural : substantial financial resources

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