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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:adjective: Originating from outside.
ETYMOLOGY:From Greek exo- (outside) + -gen (relating to producing). Opposite is endogenous.
USAGE:"The key to understanding this crisis -- the worst since the 1930s -- is to see that it was generated within the financial system itself. What we are witnessing is not the result of some exogenous shock that knocked things off balance."
George Soros; A New Motor For the World Economy; The Bangkok Post (Thailand); Oct 18, 2008.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The stateliest building man can raise is the ivy's food at last. -Charles Dickens, novelist (1812-1870)