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phrasal verb [transitive] [often passive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theycall after
he/she/itcalls after
present participlecalling after
past tensecalled after
past participlecalled after
  1. call someone after someone to give a baby the same name as someone else, especially a member of your family

    She was called after her grandmother.

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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