- Word: Above water
Meaning: A company who can stay out of debt and economic trouble.
Use of the word: have a better credit rating and the investors see such companies as well off. They will also be rewarded with a higher line of credit.
- Word: a fortiori
Meaning: with even stronger reason
Use of the word: It applies to a situation in which if one thing is true then it can be inferred that the second thing is even more certain.