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  1. to try and make an idea or piece of work seem bad by finding all the things that are wrong or missing

    It was almost impossible to pick holes in his argument.

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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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