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noun [countable] British     spanner pronunciation in American English
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    an offensive word for a stupid person

    I never had any great love for Enid Blyton because the children in her books were always such insufferable spanners.

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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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