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verb     obsess pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participleobsessing
past tenseobsessed
past participleobsessed
  1. 1
    [transitive] if someone or something obsesses you, they are so important to you that you are always thinking about them, in a way that seems extreme to other people

    The thought of seeing him again completely obsessed her.

    He was obsessed by a desire for revenge.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to worry about something all the time
    obsess about/over:

    Joe’s always obsessing over his health.

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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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