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adjective     eager pronunciation in American English
  1. very enthusiastic about doing something or enthusiastic about something that will happen

    She looked at the eager faces waiting for her news.

    eager to do something:

    He’s so eager to learn that he stays late every evening.

    eager for:

    The girls were bored and seemed eager for new experiences.

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     eagerly pronunciation in American English

the most eagerly awaited film of the year


     eagerness pronunciation in American English
noun [uncountable]

Sam fell over in his eagerness to reach the telephone.

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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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