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verb     frisk pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participlefrisking
past tensefrisked
past participlefrisked
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    frisk down

    [transitive] to search someone with your hands in order to see if they are carrying anything illegal such as a gun or drugs

    All of the passengers were frisked by the airport police.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] if young animals frisk, they run and jump
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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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