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noun     ego pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] the opinion that you have of yourself and your own importance

    a guy with a huge ego

    boost someone’s ego (=make them feel more confident):

    She needed something to boost her ego.

    a bruised ego (=a loss of confidence):

    The occurrence left him with a badly bruised ego.

  2. 2
    [singular] in psychology, the conscious part of the mind that is responsible for thinking and understanding
    See also id
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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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