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  1. 1
    whatever the situation is or will be

    Traffic may be bad, but in any case we’ll be there in time for dinner.

  2. 2
    used for adding information to support a statement or make it clearer

    Nobody saw her on the train. In any case, she probably didn’t have enough money for a ticket.

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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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