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  1. 1
    to examine someone or something in order to get information, for example to find out what something is or whether there is a problem

    The doctor wanted to run a few tests on him.

  2. 2
    to find out information about someone in order to be certain that they have not done anything illegal

    He was stopped by the police in his car and they ran a check on him.

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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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