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noun     evil pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a power that makes people do very bad and cruel things

    the struggle between good and evil

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  2. 2
    [countable] something that is very bad

    the view of crime as a social evil

  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    give sb evils to look angrily at someone because they have said or done something you dislike

    Human Rights Act Proposal Prompts Queen To Give David Cameron 'Evils' During Queen's Speech

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 27/05/2015
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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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