sweetheart deal - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online (US)

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “sweetheart deal”

See all translations

sweetheart deal

noun [C]
 
 
disapproving COMMERCE
an agreement between two organizations that offers advantages to both but is unfair to competitors: The oil magnate accused the state-owned oil company of overpaying for a smaller company in a sweetheart deal.
Translations of “sweetheart deal”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指因同意放棄某物而達成的)私下協議…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指因同意放弃某物而达成的)私下协议…
(Definition of sweetheart deal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of sweetheart deal?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “sweetheart deal” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

kick off

the time when a game of football starts, or when it begins again after it has stopped because of a goal, etc.

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More