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    in taxation, a situation where a small increase in income leads to a large loss of benefits or increase in taxes due

    To remove the “cliff-edge” in the original policy, Mr Osborne said child benefit would be withdrawn gradually from those earning between £50,000 and £60,000.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 20/04/2012

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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