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adjective     intimate pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    an intimate friend is someone who you know very well and like very much

    Only intimate friends were invited to their wedding.

  2. 3
    an intimate place or situation is private and friendly and makes you feel relaxed and comfortable

    It’s a small hotel with an intimate atmosphere.

  3. 5
    an intimate connection between two things is a very close connection between them

    Island communities commonly feel an intimate connection with the sea and with seafarers.

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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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