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noun [countable]     stress test pronunciation in American English
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singularstress test
pluralstress tests
  1. 1
    economics a test used to find out if a bank or other financial institution is likely to fail or have serious problems in a difficult economic situation
  2. 2
    medical a test that is used to find out if a person has a particular health problem

    A stress test can be used to test for heart disease.

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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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