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verb [transitive] American     heft pronunciation in British English
/heft /
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present tense
present participlehefting
past tensehefted
past participlehefted

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  1. 1
    to lift something heavy

    He hefted my very heavy suitcase onto his back like a sack of potatoes.

  2. 2
    to lift and hold something, especially a weapon

    It feels as if you are holding history in your hands when hefting these shotguns.

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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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