Meaning of “hammering” in the English Dictionary

"hammering" in British English

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hammeringnoun [ S ]

uk /ˈhæm.ər.ɪŋ/ us /ˈhæm.ɚ.ɪŋ/

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

"hammering" in Business English

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hammeringnoun [ C, usually singular ]

uk /ˈhæmərɪŋ/ us
take/get a hammering

to decrease suddenly and by a large amount in price or value:

Profits will take a hammering when cheap copycat products come on to the market.

(Definition of “hammering” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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