Meaning of “scorched-earth policy” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “scorched-earth policy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"scorched-earth policy" in Business English

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scorched-earth policynoun [ C ]

uk us MANAGEMENT, FINANCE

a situation in which a company gets rid of the best parts of its business to make it less attractive to another company that might want to buy it

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(Definition of “scorched-earth policy” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)