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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyiron out
he/she/itirons out
present participleironing out
past tenseironed out
past participleironed out
  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    iron out the kinks to improve something, to get rid of imperfections from something

    They started rehearsing the Christmas concert well in advance in order to iron out the kinks by December 20.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 10/04/2016
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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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