No Net Loss Wetlands Policy

Business / Agriculture / No Net Loss Wetlands Policy: An overall policy goal for wetland protection first adopted by the Bush Administration, and more recently by the Clinton Administration. The goal is to halt the decline in the overall number of wetland acres in the country. It refers only to acres and does not compare the functions and values of wetlands gained and lost. Also, this goal does not address the question of whether it is acceptable to destroy some wetlands if at least the same number of acres are created or restored at another site. Currently there are about 100 million wetland acres, compared to about 200 million when the country was first settled.

Other Words for Loss

Loss Verb Synonyms: deprivation, bereavement, privation, denial, sacrifice, forfeiture, disappearance
Loss Noun Synonyms: diminution, erosion, reduction, impoverishment, depletion, shrinkage
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Other Words for Net

Net Noun Synonyms: network, netting, mesh, mesh-work, web, webbing, openwork, lattice, lattice-work, trellis, trellis-work, lace-work, reticulum, reticle, rete, plexus, grid, grid-work, grille, grate, grating, fretwork, sieve, screen, strainer, sifter
Net Verb Synonyms: catch, capture, trap, entrap, snare, ensnare, bag
Net Adjective Synonyms: make, realize, clear, take home, bring in, earn, pocket, take in, get
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Other Words for Policy

Policy Verb Synonyms: approach, procedure, (game) plan, design, scheme, programme, method, system, management, conduct, behavior, strategy, tactic(s), principle(s), protocol, regulation, rule, custom, way, practice, ways and means, action
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Nonvoting Stock

Business / Finance / Nonvoting Stock: A security that does not entitle the holder to vote on the corporation's resolutions or elections. MORE

Noonan Syndrome

Science / Genetics / Noonan Syndrome: A condition characterized by short stature and ovarian or testicular dysfunction, mental deficiency, and lesions of the heart. MORE

Nonvolatile

Life Style / Painting / Nonvolatile: The portion of paint left after the solvent evaporates; sometimes called the solids content. MORE

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