In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The project was mothballed in May 1990 and financing was limited.
- By November 2001 the project was mothballed, pending a Government decision.
- Other mothballed military facilities are available if the number of detainees continues to rise.
- The supplier battled heroically to provide an acceptable system, until finally the project was mothballed.
- His untimely death meant the project was effectively mothballed, although it toured as a series of exhibitions during the 1970s.
- Recently a Baptist minister in San Francisco suggested that a mothballed Navy ship could be refurbished to serve as shelter for that city's thousands of homeless people.
- But he now concedes that the mothballed factory would be outdated and uncompetitive. Machinery has gradually been removed from the site and little of the original plant remains.
- Given the current depressed state of the international airline industry, many airlines are selling off passenger aircraft or mothballing them.
- Yesterday, Virgin chief Sir Richard Branson attacked the Government as ‘cowardly’ for standing aside while British Airways mothballed the last passenger planes capable of flying faster than sound.
- This resulted in the plant being mothballed in March 2000.
- These submarines, built in the early 1990s, were mothballed in 1994 by the Conservative government as surplus to requirements.
- As a result, vital projects will be mothballed.
- A psychiatric rehabilitation service opened by Scotland's health minister two years ago is being mothballed to save cash.
- The slowing economy is beginning to be felt in another major sector as huge building projects are delayed or mothballed.
- However, financial constraints have led to that project being mothballed and the Mourne sides are left with facilities that are certainly not adequate for the modern local game.
- Earlier this month, however, it emerged that Chivas has mothballed several distilleries in Scotland due to over-capacity.
- There have even been rumours that the bank may mothball the plans out of spite alone.
- When world demand rose, packaging companies would recommission mothballed plants, flooding the market with excess supply.
- When market forces caught up with the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, many of its research-cum-defense projects were mothballed.
- According to him, the return to service of the three mothballed stations means the utility will not run out of access capacity by 2007.
- The announcement raised hopes that their mothballed Dunfermline factory might be used for the faster and cheaper production of microchips for the next generation of lightweight electronic gadgets.
- The notion that the country can sustain a capable defence force by mothballing equipment is laughable.
- Other technology companies have also mothballed their plans to float stock.
- But not all of the new industries were lasting successes - the oil refinery was mothballed in 1981, and the heavy-water plant shut down in 1986.
- Along with a cancellation of the Shuttle NASA should mothball the space station.
- The company is still grappling with extensive industrial unrest, its flotation plans have been mothballed and it is projected that profits will drop 75 per cent this year to just £15 million.
- Earlier plans were mothballed when fund managers lost their appetite for another semi-state sell-off.
- In addition, promising scientific and technological developments are being mothballed because the funds and personnel needed to develop them are no longer there.
- Factories have been closed and department stores mothballed as confidence in making major purchases has fallen.
- Could it be that the Navy, like its American cousins, is so anxious to get rid of at least a dozen mothballed warships that it will give them away?
- There has been a concerted effort to match supply to demand, with plants being mothballed and mines on temporary shutdown.
- The US Navy decommissioned them in the late 1990s and mothballed them.
- Now, the experts are warning that all we Brits should be prepared for such emergencies this winter because lots and lots of power stations have been mothballed.
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