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adjective     environmental pronunciation in American English
/ɪnˌvaɪrənˈment(ə)l/    environmental pronunciation in American English
  1. [usually before noun] relating to the natural world and the effect that human activity has on it

    Both candidates discussed environmental issues.

    1. a.
      [only before noun] intended to help or protect the environment

      Some environmental groups have declared a boycott of tourism on the island.

      companies that do not have environmental policies

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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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