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or the Dow Jones Index     the Dow Jones Index pronunciation in British English

  1. business a number that represents an average of the share value of important companies in the US It goes up or down every day according to activity on the stock market, and is used as a sign of how well the US economy is performing. The Dow Jones Average is often simply called the Dow Jones or the Dow.


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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