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verb [transitive]     thank pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participlethanking
past tensethanked
past participlethanked
  1. to tell someone that you are grateful for something that they have done or given to you

    She didn’t even thank me.

    thank someone for something:

    I just wanted to thank you for the flowers – they’re beautiful.

    thank someone for doing something:

    I’d like to thank everybody for coming today.

    I thanked him for his help and left.

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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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