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noun     aggravation pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] mainly spoken a feeling of being annoyed

    The cost of repairs was huge, not to mention the aggravation.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] mainly spoken problems that annoy you

    I really don’t need this kind of aggravation in my job.

  3. 3
    [uncountable] the process of making a situation or medical condition worse

    aggravation of an old injury

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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