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  1. 1
    to finally stop moving

    The vehicle skidded across the road before coming to rest against a wall.

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  2. 2
    if your eyes come to rest on someone or something, they look at that person or thing and stop looking around at different people or things
    come to rest on:

    Her eyes came to rest on the handsome man sitting opposite.

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

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