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  1. used for saying what the most basic or important aspect of a particular job, activity, or relationship is

    Loving and sharing – that’s what marriage is about.

    all about:

    Good management is all about motivating your staff.

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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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