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adjective     exact pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    [usually before noun] done, made, or described in a very thorough way, with all the details correct

    This is an exact replica of the original ship.

    We need to establish the exact sequence of events leading up to the accident.

  2. 2
    used for emphasizing that you are referring to one particular thing and no other

    She led rescuers to the exact spot where the injured climber was lying.

    It was a meeting some time in June: I can’t remember the exact date.

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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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