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a course of action that is possibly the only way to achieve a particular result, but which is considered to be very extreme
bad or dangerous enough to make you worried
very strict or extreme
much more severe or serious than usual
very serious or severe
used for emphasizing how serious something is
extremely severe or serious
strict, or severe
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
to allow someone to do something, or to allow something to happen
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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