Meaning of “cut-throat” in the English Dictionary


"cut-throat" in Business English

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cut-throatadjective [ usually before noun ]

US also cutthroat uk /ˈkʌtθrəʊt/ us

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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