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a feature of a product that means it will not last for a long time

built-in obsolescene

2

treating some people in a worse way that you treat other people

discrimination

3

an economic system in which anyone can raise capital, form a business and offer goods or services

free enterprise system

4

when a company steals secrets from another company with which it is competing

industrial espionage

5

the activity of trying to persuade someone in authority, to support laws or rules that give your organization or industry an advantage

lobbying

6

to make pofit as great as possible

maximize profit

7

damage caused to water, air, etc. by harmful substances or waste

pollution

8

something (esp. land/buildings) that belongs to a particular person or company, rather than to a government

private property

9

the profit from an activity for a particular period compared with the amount invested in it

return on investement (ROI)

10

sb who is involved in or buys from a business and has an interest in its success

stakeholder

11

to try to make someone do sth for you, often, sth. dishonest that sth illegal that is happening

to bribe/bribery

12

person, who tells someone in authority that sth. illegal that is happening

whistle blowing / whistleblower

13

the amount of time someone spend at work during a day

working hours