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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    an object fastened to a cash machine in order to gain access to a person's bank account when they are using the cash machine without the person noticing it

    Inspectors are now coming across multiple skimmers a week — not just in large cities, but in small towns.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 01/02/2016
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    an object used for removing a substance that is floating on the surface of a liquidSubmitted from United Kingdom on 01/02/2016
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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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