glide path

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While Markey has been a fine member of Congress for decades, he isn’t owed a glide path to another term. Adrian Walker, BostonGlobe.com, "Can a member of America’s oldest political dynasty sell himself as a voice for change?," 27 Aug. 2019 We’ve been given the luxury of a three-year glide path and a reduced target of (a) $70 million reduction in state funds. Tegan Hanlon, Anchorage Daily News, "University of Alaska regents cancel declaration of ‘financial exigency’," 21 Aug. 2019 The central bank’s job is to keep growth on a stable glide path, sacrificing booms to fend off high inflation and job-costing busts. Jeanna Smialek, New York Times, "The Economy Is About to Hit a Record. Trump Says the Fed ‘Blew It’," 24 June 2019 Even if its murky terms were followed, the JCPOA would put Iran on a glide path toward becoming a nuclear-weapons power. Andrew C. Mccarthy, National Review, "For Regime Change in Iran," 29 June 2019 This is Indian 101, a soothing glide path for beginners and a comforting embrace for those, like me, who have fond memories of cozy Indian restaurants in London and Manhattan decades ago. Michael Mayo, sun-sentinel.com, "Review: Bombay Darbar brings some new flavor (Indian) to Las Olas," 13 June 2019 Voters in the District go to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in a primary election that is likely to set Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) on a glide path toward becoming the first mayor to win a second term since 2006. Washington Post, "District voters head to the polls," 19 June 2018 Voters in the District are casting ballots Tuesday in a primary election that is likely to set Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) on a glide path toward becoming the first mayor to win a second term since 2006. Chris Stirewalt, Fox News, "If only we had a Congress," 19 June 2018 And profits will ascend even faster than sharply-increasing share prices, bringing valuations on a glide path from today’s lofty numbers to a normal range. Shawn Tully, Fortune, "Tax Reform Is Lifting Profits, but Beware Wall Street's Blue Sky Forecasts," 7 June 2018

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1936, in the meaning defined above

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