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English definition of “goose”

goose

noun [C]     /ɡuːs/
the goose that lays the golden egg(s) the thing that makes you the most money : The fuel and energy sector is the goose that lays the golden eggs .
kill the goose that lays the golden egg(s) to destroy the thing that makes you the most money , or stop it from making money : Raising entry prices to tourist attractions will kill the goose that lays the golden egg for this town . No-one will come here any more.
(Definition of goose noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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