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sweetheart deal

noun [C]
 
 
disapproving COMMERCE
an agreement between two organizations that offers advantages to both but is unfair to competitors: The oil magnate accused the state-owned oil company of overpaying for a smaller company in a sweetheart deal.
Translations of “sweetheart deal”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指因同意放棄某物而達成的)私下協議…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指因同意放弃某物而达成的)私下协议…
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