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  1. 1
    if people walk out of step, they do not keep their feet moving at the same time as the rest of a group
  2. 2
    if people or things are out of step, they do not agree or move at the same rate

    Britain is out of step with other European countries on this issue.

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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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