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verb     home pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlehoming
past tensehomed
past participlehomed

phrasal verb

home in on

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyhome in on
he/she/ithomes in on
present participlehoming in on
past tensehomed in on
past participlehomed in on
  1. 1
    home in on something to aim at something and move quickly and directly to it

    A large insect was homing in on his neck.

  2. 2
    home in on something to go straight to the most important part of a situation or the part of a situation that you are most interested in

    Sometimes they homed in on the right solution with incredible speed.

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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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