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noun [countable]     species pronunciation in American English
/ˈspiʃiz/    species pronunciation in American English
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    biology a plant or animal group whose members all have similar general features and are able to produce young plants or animals together

    the human species

    a rare tropical species

    species of:

    Over 120 species of birds have been recorded in this National Park.

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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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