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Crown jewels
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Англо-русский словарь экономических терминов. 2001.

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  • crown jewels — pl.n. 1. the jewelry and the emblems of office, such as the crown and scepter, that are worn or carried by the sovereign of a country on state occasions 2. [sing.] the best or most valuable part of a whole or member of a group * * * the jewels… …   Universalium

  • Crown jewels — Crown Crown (kroun), n. [OE. corone, coroun, crune, croun, OF. corone, corune, F. couronne, fr. L. corona crown, wreath; akin to Gr. korw nh anything curved, crown; cf. also L. curvus curved, E. curve, curb, Gael. cruinn round, W. crwn. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crown jewels — ˌcrown ˈjewels noun [plural] a company s most important and valuable assets: • The energy company s crown jewels include huge natural gas reserves and an experimental oil business, which could yield major long term benefits …   Financial and business terms

  • crown jewels — noun plural 1. ) the CROWN, jewelry, and other valuable objects that a king or queen wears or carries during ceremonies 2. ) the most impressive or valuable possessions that you have: These industries are the crown jewels of the French economy …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Crown jewels — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ the crown and other jewellery worn or carried by the sovereign on state occasions …   English terms dictionary

  • crown jewels — pl.n. 1. the jewelry and the emblems of office, such as the crown and scepter, that are worn or carried by the sovereign of a country on state occasions 2. [sing.] the best or most valuable part of a whole or member of a group …   English World dictionary

  • Crown jewels — The Imperial State Crown of the United Kingdom Crown jewels are jewels or artifacts of the reigning royal family of their respective country. They belong to monarchs and are passed to the next sovereign to symbolize the right to rule. They may… …   Wikipedia

  • crown jewels — noun regalia (jewelry and other paraphernalia) worn by a sovereign on state occasions • Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑plural form • Hypernyms: ↑regalia • Hyponyms: ↑crown, ↑diadem * * * ˌcrown ˈjewels …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crown Jewels — The most valuable unit(s) of a corporation, as defined by characteristics such as profitability, asset value and future prospects. The origins of this term are derived from the most valuable and important treasures that sovereigns possessed.… …   Investment dictionary

  • crown jewels — {n. pl.} The crown, staff, and jewels used for the crowning of a king or queen; the crown and jewels representing royal power and authority. * /The crown jewels are handed down from one king to the next when the new king is crowned./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • crown jewels — {n. pl.} The crown, staff, and jewels used for the crowning of a king or queen; the crown and jewels representing royal power and authority. * /The crown jewels are handed down from one king to the next when the new king is crowned./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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