Meaning of “cutthroat” in the English Dictionary

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"cutthroat" in British English

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uk /ˈkʌt.θrəʊt/ us /ˈkʌt.θroʊt/ mainly UK

not involving considering or worrying about any harm caused to others:

the cutthroat world of journalism
The advertising world can be a very cutthroat business.

(Definition of “cutthroat” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cutthroat" in American English

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us /ˈkʌtˌθroʊt/

showing no care or consideration for the harm done to others with whom you are in competition:

He was unhappy working in the cutthroat world of advertising.

(Definition of “cutthroat” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)