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noun [uncountable]     chemistry pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    the scientific study of the structure of substances and the way they react with other substances

    organic/inorganic chemistry

    a professor of chemistry

    1. a.
      the chemistry of a plant, animal, or thing is its structure and the reactions that take place within it

      the complex chemistry of the human body

  2. 2
    the emotional relationship between people, especially when they are strongly attracted to each other

    The chemistry between the marketing manager and his assistant was obvious.

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

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