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view main entry for noble adjective  /ˈnoʊb(ə)l/
British English pronunciation: noble
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  /ˈnoʊbli/ adverb
British English pronunciation: nobly
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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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