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verb [intransitive/transitive]     confide pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participleconfiding
past tenseconfided
past participleconfided
  1. to tell someone a secret or discuss your private feelings with them
    confide something to someone:

    He confided his doubts to me.

    confide that:

    She confided to friends that she was scared of her mother.

    confide in:

    I hope you know that you can always confide in me.

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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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