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adjective     desirable pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    something that is desirable has qualities that make you want it

    a desirable place to live

    highly desirable:

    a highly desirable present for any child

    1. a.
      used for saying that you would like something to happen

      It is hardly desirable to sell alcohol at gas stations.

      be desirable for someone/something to do something:

      It is desirable for every country to have access to the sea.

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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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