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verb [transitive]     console pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participleconsoling
past tenseconsoled
past participleconsoled
  1. to try to make someone feel better when they are unhappy or disappointed

    Brenton was crying and she could do nothing to console him.

    Harry consoled himself with the thought that he had at least solved part of the mystery.

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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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