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noun  /məˈɡɪlə/


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The origin of the phrase comes from the Hebrew word for scroll, mĕḡillāh, via Yiddish. The term refers to the books of the scriptures that are read on certain Jewish holy days, especially the book of Esther which is read all through at the feast of Purim.
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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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