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Meaning of “sweetheart deal” in the English Dictionary

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sweetheart dealnoun [C]

uk   us  
an ​agreement that you make in which you get something that is to ​youradvantage, ​especially by ​agreeing to give up something ​else
(Definition of sweetheart deal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sweetheart dealnoun [C]

uk   us   disapproving COMMERCE
an ​agreement between two ​organizations that ​offersadvantages to both but is ​unfair to ​competitors: The ​oilmagnateaccused the state-owned ​oilcompany of ​overpaying for a ​smallercompany in a sweetheart ​deal.
(Definition of sweetheart deal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sweetheart deal”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指因同意放弃某物而达成的)私下协议…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指因同意放棄某物而達成的)私下協議…
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