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cut-throat

adjective mainly UK ( US cutthroat)
 
 
/ˈkʌtθrəʊt/
a cut-throat business or other situation is where people will do anything to succeed and do not care if they hurt others: the cut-throat world of journalismUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse
Translations of “cut-throat”
in Chinese (Traditional) 激烈的, 殘酷無情的, 不擇手段的…
in Russian беспощадный…
in Turkish (iş, durum) acımasız, insafsız…
in Chinese (Simplified) 激烈的, 残酷无情的, 不择手段的…
in Polish bezwzględny…
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