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noun     rear pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1

    the rear

    the part of a place or thing that is at the back
    at the rear:

    The main entrance is at the rear.

    rear of:

    the rear of the bus/house/procession

  2. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] informal the part of your body that you sit on
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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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