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firefightingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈfaɪəˌfaɪtɪŋ/
the ​time and ​effort that someone uses to ​deal with problems within a ​company or ​organization that need ​attention immediately, instead of ​dealing with its ordinary ​business: Too much ​time is ​spent firefighting rather than ​moving the ​businessforward.
(Definition of firefighting from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “firefighting”
in Chinese (Simplified) 燃烧, 救火,消防工作…
in Chinese (Traditional) 燃燒, 救火,消防工作…
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