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  1. to make connections between people or events that seem not to be connected so that you can understand what is happening

    If society can get its head around the following facts and join the dots, we could solve an awful lot of problems.

    Spy chiefs say that by joining the dots between archived calls and terrorist suspects they can keep the country safe.

    This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary from United Kingdom on 17/11/2015
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a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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