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adjective linguistics     intransitive pronunciation in American English
  1. an intransitive verb has no direct object, for examplearrive’, ‘escape’, ‘occur’, ‘fall’, and ‘scream’. In the sentence ‘She grew up in New Orleans’, the verbgrow up’ is intransitive.
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     intransitivity pronunciation in American English
/ɪnˌtrænzəˈtɪvəti/ noun [uncountable]
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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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