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  1. 1
    used for suggesting what someone may like to do or choose, or for suggesting a time or place that may be suitable

    How about dinner tonight?

    How about Friday evening? Would that be convenient?

    how about doing something?:

    How about joining us for a game of bridge?

  2. 2
    used for asking about another person or thing, in addition to the ones that have already been mentioned

    How about Philip? Is he coming too?

    I’m having coffee. How about you?

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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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