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conflict of interest(s) - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    a situation in which someone cannot make fair decisions because they will be affected by the results

    If the judge is related to the defendant there is a clear conflict of interest.

  2. 2
    a situation in which something that is good for one person is bad for another person
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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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