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American pronunciation of 

incarcerate

view main entry for incarcerate verb  /ɪnˈkɑrsəˌreɪt/
British English pronunciation: incarcerate
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incarceration

  /ɪnˌkɑrsəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]
British English pronunciation: incarceration
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gig economy

an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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