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noun [countable]     survey pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a set of questions that you ask a large number of people or organizations

    This survey shows the percentage of single-parent households in each area.

    carry out/conduct a survey:

    A survey carried out last year found 80% of the public in favour of the change.

  2. 2
    an examination of something to see how good its condition is
    1. a.
      British an examination of a house done by an expert for someone who wants to buy it
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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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