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NIMBY

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Coined 1980 in UK by Emilie Travel Livezey, popularized by British politician Nicholas Ridley, who was Conservative Secretary of State for the Environment.

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NIMBY

  1. (chiefly US) Alternative spelling of nimby Not In My BackYard – opposition to building, or people opposed to building.

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