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noun [singular]     Jekyll and Hyde pronunciation in American English
/ˌdʒek(ə)l ən ˈhaɪd/
  1. someone who seems to have two different personalities, one good and one bad
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From the name of a character who appears in the book The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by the British writer Robert Louis Stevenson.
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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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