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noun [uncountable]     life support pronunciation in British English
  1. measures intended to keep someone alive when they are very ill
    on life support (=attached to machines in order to keep you alive):

    He’s been on life support for three days now.

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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