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noun [countable]     monitor pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a computer screen, or the part of a computer that contains the screen

    a 17-inch colour monitor

    1. a.
      a screen that shows pictures or information

      The monitor showed that someone was moving around in the car park.

      The instructions are displayed on a monitor.

  2. 2
    a piece of equipment used for showing and recording what is happening in a particular part of someone’s body
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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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