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    a man, especially a writer or artist, whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group (male and white) that was dominant at the time

    Welcome back, dead white males. Our students must read the classics.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 16/07/2014
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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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