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noun [countable]     lament pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    literature, music a song, poem, piece of music etc in which sadness is expressed about a death or loss
    lament for:

    a young mother’s lament for the death of her son

  2. 2
    something that people say that shows sadness or disappointment

    Things were better then’ is an often-repeated lament.

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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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