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view main entry for idiotic adjective  /ˌɪdiˈɒtɪk/
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  /ˌɪdiˈɒtɪkli/ adverb
British English pronunciation: idiotically
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a marketing strategy which deceives people by trying to suggest that a business is motivated by principles of sharing rather than conventional profits

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open/agreeable/able to be communicated with via text

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