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New Deal, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishNew Deal, thethe New DealˌNew ˈDeal, the  1 a programme of economic and social changes that was introduced in the US by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933, in order to help people who had lost their jobs or their property as a result of the Great Depression. It included money for farmers to borrow and an important programme of public works (=work on new roads, public buildings etc, paid for by the government)2 a programme introduced in the UK by the Labour government in 1998, in order to help people without jobs, especially people who have been unemployed for a long time. It offers people new jobs or the opportunity to receive training.From Longman Business DictionaryNew DealˌNew ˈDeal nounECONOMICS1an employment and training programme introduced in Britain by the Labour government in 1998, in order to help people without jobs, especially people who have been unemployed for a long time2a programme of economic and social changes introduced in the US by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933 in order to help people who had lost their jobs or their property as a result of the GREAT DEPRESSIONNew Deal economic legislation
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