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  1. 1
    someone or something that is different from the others in a group or list

    See if you can spot the odd one out in the list.

  2. 2
    someone who is not accepted by the other members of a group because of being different

    Johnny was always the odd one out.

  3. 3
    someone or something that is remaining after others form pairs, groups, or sets

    If we work in groups of three there won’t be an odd one out.

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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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