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noun     stud pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] a small piece of metal that sticks up from the surface of something, usually as a decoration
    1. a.
      a small piece of jewellery on a short metal post that is worn through a part of your body
  2. 2
    [countable] a piece of plastic or rubber, for example on the bottom of a boot or on a tyre, that prevents slipping
  3. 3
    [countable] British one of a series of slightly raised parts on a road surface that mark special areas, for example where people can cross
  4. 5
    [countable] informal a man who is admired for being sexually attractive and good at sex

    He thinks he’s such a stud.

  5. 7
    [uncountable] a type of poker (=card game)

    seven-card stud

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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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