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  1. to pretend that you are doing something because you have chosen to do it and because it will bring you benefits, when in fact it is something that you must do
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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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