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[postpositive] Used to denote a superior or more advanced version of an original concept, product, service, etc.:‘welcome to Big Government 2.0’
- ‘If current fiscal deficits had not been allowed to unfold, the Great Recession would now be Great Depression 2.0.’
- ‘It's like the band 2.0.’
- ‘Zwan is kind of like Smashing Pumpkins 2.0.’
- ‘Clearly a David 2.0 would fly fewer immediate red flags for a human trying to love him than David.’
- ‘This is not a film that purists of the literary form of the character will in any way enjoy, though - this is Sherlock Holmes 2.0.’
- ‘The president's deficits may buy us some kind of social-democratic USA 2.0.’
- ‘There is a lively debate in progress about what some call Gov 2.0.’
- ‘As the newcomer to the Curious Goods store and its world, Johnny is more than just Ryan version 2.0.’
- ‘As I told you guys in my interview, this is a revolution 2.0.’
- ‘Like I said, Tupperware 2.0.’
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