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English definition of “cut-throat”

cut-throat

adjective [usually before noun] ( US also cutthroat)     /ˈkʌtθrəʊt/
competing in a strong and unfair way, without considering any harm caused to others : a cut-throat business / market / world Scrapping of price fixing legislation led to a cut-throat battle for supermarket customers . Many firms have fallen victim to cut-throat competition .
(Definition of cut-throat adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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