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noun     sand pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    [uncountable] a loose pale brown substance that you find at a beach or in the desert, formed from very small pieces of rock

    The children were playing in the sand.

    a grain of sand

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    [plural] an area of sand
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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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