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virtuous circle

a beneficial cycle of events or incidents, each having a positive effect on the next.
Also called virtuous cycle. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The virtuous circle inflates until all potential members are joined.
  • Cap and dividend has another advantage: it creates a virtuous circle, in which how people fare depends on what they do.
  • Talk is of a virtuous circle in which growth feeds expertise, which feeds investment.
  • Between them, these two things have created a virtuous circle in which rising exports are balanced by a growing domestic market.
  • Layering on more austerity would pummel an economy still struggling to achieve a virtuous circle of jobs, income and spending.
  • The new strategy seeks to replace this with a virtuous circle, buying more specialised spacecraft on a reliable schedule.
  • In some ways, money funds created a virtuous circle for themselves.
  • These companies are in a virtuous circle: as they get bigger they attract better management who bring with them fresh ideas.
  • Since fees are linked to both, buoyant markets create a virtuous circle for profitability.
  • Manifestly, this virtuous circle does not operate unchecked.

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