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adjective     united pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    if people are united, they have the same aims or beliefs
    united in:

    Local people are united in their opposition to the site.

    united on:

    The Democratic party is far from united on this issue.

    1. a.
      used about people who are all affected by something in the same way

      a family united in their grief

  2. 2
    involving people working together

    a united effort to reduce crime

    united front (=a public appearance of being united):

    The unions are hoping to present a united front in the negotiations.

  3. 3
    joined together

    They opposed the idea of a united Germany.

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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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