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predatory

pertaining to predator.

predatory behavior
the hunting of birds, mice and small reptiles by cats and the hunting and herding behavior of dogs, often facilitated in a pack.
Wild predators kill mostly for prey, only one victim at a time. Urban dogs kill a lot of sheep in a flock, many more than they could eat.
predatory lesions
dog attacks cause massive hemorrhages, much tissue disruption, broken bones; attack mostly thighs, flanks, lambs have crushed skulls; foxes attack tongue, lower jaw, tail area, thigh; coyotes eat a part of the carcass, crushing and tearing of larynx, fang marks in skin, lambs crushed head and neck; crows attack eyes, tongue, anus, umbilicus of already immobilized victim.
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Merkley has been a strong proponent of ending predatory lending since his time in the Oregon legislature.
Beall's List was a great resource for listing predatory journals.
The other two co-authors selected the articles, temporarily removed names of authors and journals from all 50 articles, and developed a code to discriminate predatory from non-predatory articles.
Therefore, it was determined that JCR had prima facie abused its dominant positionby engaging in predatory pricing which is a violation of Section 3 of the Competition Act, 2010.
While predatory journals involve such threats for young academicians, they are associated with an alternative hazard for senior academicians: editorship or membership of editorial boards.
In the suit, the bank was accused of predatory lending practices in the Chicago area.
Predatory journals may have names that sound deceptively similar to legitimate journals.
Adding publications by way of the invitation of predatory publishers manipulates different groups of reviewers in the vetting process.
Those who are particularly vulnerable to predatory journals are new authors and faculty who need their work published quickly, for example, for promotion or tenure.
Our findings suggest that predatory lending was responsible for only about one-quarter of mortgage defaults.
The book emphasises the fundamental rights of respect and dignity owed to all people, identifying the need to prevent the predatory nature of bullies on a variety of levels.