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noun [countable] British     bookable offence pronunciation in British English
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singularbookable offence
pluralbookable offences
  1. an action by a football player that breaks the rules of the game and leads to the player’s name being officially recorded by the referee. After two bookable offences the player can be sent off (=made to leave the field).
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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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