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assay

view main entry for assay noun [countable] chemistry  /ˈæˌseɪ/ /əˈseɪ/
British English pronunciation: assayClick to listen to the pronunciation of assayBritish English pronunciation: assayClick to listen to the pronunciation of assay

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assayassaysassayingassayedassayed

  verb [transitive]
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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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