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verb [intransitive/transitive]     grub pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlegrubbing
past tensegrubbed
past participlegrubbed
  1. to try to find something by moving things around somewhere, especially somewhere that is dirty or difficult to reach
    grub around/about:

    He was grubbing around at the back of the sofa trying to find loose change.

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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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