free rider
noun see free ride

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • free rider — A follower who avoids the cost and expense of finding the best course of action simply by mimicking the behavior of a leader who made these investments. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * free rider UK US noun [C] DISAPPROVING ► a person or… …   Financial and business terms

  • free-rider — simuliantas statusas T sritis Politika apibrėžtis Tarptautinių santykių dalyvis (paprastai valstybė), kuris naudojasi susiklosčiusių tarptautinių normų ar taisyklių teikiamais pranašumais, bet pats tų normų ir taisyklių nesilaiko. Galimybė… …   Politikos mokslų enciklopedinis žodynas

  • free rider — free ri·der loc.s.m. e f.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS econ. chi beneficia gratuitamente di un bene pubblico {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1985. ETIMO: comp. di free libero e rider viaggiatore …   Dizionario italiano

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