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modal verb     cannot pronunciation in British English
  1. the negative form of can. The less formal way of saying and writing this is can’t

    Please don’t tell me what I can and cannot do!

    What if the parties cannot agree?

    You cannot escape the law.

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

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