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noun [countable]     palm pronunciation in American English
/pɑlm, pɑm/
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  1. 1
    the inside part of your hand, between your fingers and your wrist

    She sat waiting, resting her chin in the palm of her hand.

    The captain slapped his palm on the desk.

  2. 2
    a palm tree, or a large plant similar to a palm tree
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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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