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noun     crowd pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] a large number of people in the same place

    The boys disappeared into the crowd.

    a crowd of 30,000

    An angry crowd had gathered on the steps of the palace.

    Crowds of people began making their way to the station.

    1. a.
      a large group of people at an event

      He takes off his shirt and the crowd goes wild.

  2. 2
    [singular] informal a group of friends

    I spent an evening out with the usual crowd.

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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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