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Definición de “scorched-earth policy” en inglés

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scorched-earth policy

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˌskɔːtʃtˈɜːθˌpɒl.ə.si/ us    /ˌskɔːrtʃtˈɝːθˌpɑː.lə-/
the act of an army destroying everything in an area such as food, buildings, or equipment that could be useful to an enemy
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