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phrase informal
  1. 1
    to bet on something so that you will win money if you are right, but lose it if you are wrong

    I put my money on three horses, and they all lost.

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  2. 2
    used for emphasizing that you are completely certain that something will happen

    She’ll be late. You can put money on it.

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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