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view main entry for flagellationnoun [uncountable] formal  /ˌflædʒəˈleɪʃ(ə)n/
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  /ˈflædʒəˌleɪt/  verb [transitive]
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mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

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