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watchdogs The ________ of America’s local and state governments are disappearing. Can they be saved? a person or group of people whose job is to check that companies are not doing anything illegal or ignoring people’s rights//ˈwɑːtʃdɔːɡ/
plummeted Newspapers’ ad revenue from $48 billions in 2000 to $16 billions in 2017. /ˈplʌmɪt/ = to fall suddenly and quickly from a high level or position= plunge
slash Local newspapers that were once community institutions were forced to _____ budgets and staff, and many folded entirely. /slæʃ/ slash something (informal)(often used in newspapers) to reduce something by a large amount
folded Local newspapers that were once community institutions were forced to slash budgets and staff, and many ______ entirely. /foʊld/ (of a company, a play, etc.) to close because it is not successful
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