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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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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