Meaning of “sharp practice” in the English Dictionary

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"sharp practice" in British English

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sharp practicenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌʃɑːp ˈpræk.tɪs/ us /ˌʃɑːrp ˈpræk.tɪs/

a way of behaving, in business, that is dishonest but not illegal:

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

"sharp practice" in Business English

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sharp practicenoun [ U ]

uk us UK COMMERCE

a way of behaving in business that is dishonest but not illegal:

The penalties for sharp practice in regulated entities should be more severe.

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