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noun [countable]     flush pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [usually singular] a red color that appears on someone’s face because they are hot or sick, or are feeling angry, embarrassed, or excited

    A dark flush betrayed her real feelings.

  2. 2
    an act of making water pass through something

    the flush of a toilet

  3. 3
    a group of cards held by someone in a card game that all belong to the same suit (=one of the four types of a set of cards)
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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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