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Gursor
05-03-10, 10:49
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stimulus something that arouses or causes a response; an incentive or spur
stimulant a drug that accelerates body function; a spur; an alcoholic drink


Lowering capital gains taxes would be a stimulant to the economy.
Investment is a stimulus to any capitalist economy.

Gursor
08-03-10, 17:30
Sanırım zor bir soru olmasa gerek

3nc0r3
08-03-10, 19:12
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stimulus something that arouses or causes a response; an incentive or spur
stimulant a drug that accelerates body function; a spur; an alcoholic drink


Lowering capital gains taxes would be a stimulant to the economy.
Investment is a stimulus to any capitalist economy.

A stimulant is a drug; a stimulus is anything encouraging an action.If you are asking the usage in the first sentence, I think it is figurative. ;)