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adjective     naked pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    not wearing any clothes

    a drawing of a naked woman


    The half-naked body was found on the river bank.

    strip naked (=take all your clothes off):

    He stripped naked and got into the shower.

    naked to the waist (=not wearing clothes on the top part of the body)
    stark/buck naked (=completely naked):

    She stood there stark naked.

    1. a.
      if a part of your body is naked, it is not covered by clothes
  2. 2
    not covered

    a naked flame/bulb/light

    a naked blade/sword

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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