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Formal economy:

The formal economy is the percentage of the total number of businesses in an area whose activities are registered with the government. Such activities include the number of employees it has and how much revenue it produces.

Formal employment:

Formal employment is the percentage of the working population in an area who are employed within the formal economy. These people often have access to workers rights and are protected by government laws.

Frostbite:

Frostbite is a medical condition where the skin and the bodily tissues beneath it freeze and crystallise. This is caused by exposure to very cold conditions. The extremities of the body (e.g. face, fingers and toes) are most at risk from its effects. Frostbite can cause massive tissue damage that may result in amputation.