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carbon tax

A tax levied on vehicles and factories that emit excessive carbon. The Guardian reports that the...

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antitrust

Antitrust laws are intended to prevent companies from controlling prices and reducing competition...


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yoga

An activity that involves doing physical and breathing exercises to make you stronger and make your...

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heatwave

A heatwave is a continuous period of extremely warm weather. The current UK heatwave has produced...

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father

Your male parent. The English term father, a noun that denotes the lineal male ancestor and parent...

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selfie

A photo that you take of yourself, usually for use in social media. Selfie refers to a version of...

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googly

A ball in cricket that is difficult to hit because it has been made to go in a different direction...

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fugitive

Someone who has done something illegal and is trying to avoid being caught by the police. Fugitive...

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surge

A surge is a sudden increase in something such as price, value or interest. The word surge is also...