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noun     steel pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a strong metal made from a mixture of iron and carbon

    The factory produced a million tons of steel a year.

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    1. a.
      [only before noun] made of steel, or relating to steel

      the steel industry

    2. b.
      the industry that produces steel and objects made of steel

      Iron and steel make up one quarter of the country’s national income.

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

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