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    someone who has gone to live in their parents' country of origin after growing up in Europe or the US, especially someone who has gone to live in Nigeria

    Repats fill the malls and restaurants of Lagos, so here are some tips for anyone who has recently returned from the United States or Europe.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/01/2016
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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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