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    on non-speakers (with sb) to be on non-speakers with someone means that you have had a strong disagreement with them and refuse to speak to them

    His rightwing brother, Peter, also a journalist, was put on non-speakers for several years after revealing a pro-red joke that Christopher once made in private.

    Submitted by Harris Park from United Kingdom on 16/12/2011
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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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