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    an excessive fear of radiation, especially in relation to the health and environmental risks associated with nuclear energy resources

    The most powerful legacy of Chernobyl, besides its long-lived radiation, is the widespread use of the word "radiophobia" by nuclear industry apologists to describe the public response to large releases of radiation: fear.

    Submitted by Kerry on 18/03/2016
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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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