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  1. phoque Senior Member

    HK
    Français
    Hi!
    What does pickings mean here:
    These are circumstances - a little-reported country with rich pickings.
    The previous text was about uranium mining in Niger.
     
  2. Thomas1

    Thomas1 Senior Member

    polszczyzna warszawska
    Pikings may refer to the things that have been gathered, collected. Could the word refer to the uranium that is mined/the amount of uranium which is revceived there?
     
  3. Liselotte Senior Member

    French
    The Cambridge Andvanced Learner's Dictionary says:

    Given your context, I'd translate it as l'argent facile.
     
  4. franc 91 Senior Member

    France
    English - GB
    riche en ressources et en possibilités de s'enrichir?
     
  5. ascoltate

    ascoltate Senior Member

    Montréal, QC
    U.S.A. & Canada, English
    oui moi je suis d'accord avec "franc_91" - je comprends le mot "pickings" comme "ressources" ou "stock"...
     
  6. phoque Senior Member

    HK
    Français
    Thomas1, I think it could refer to the uranium mined. Thanks to all of you!
     

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