throat cut|ting

throat-cut|ting «THROHT KUHT ihng», noun, or throat cut|ting,
1. a cutting of the throat to maim or kill.
2. Informal. a deliberate attempt to harm or ruin another or others for personal advantage in a competitive situation.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • cut-throat — cut|throat [ˈkʌtθrəut US θrout] adj [usually before noun] a cut throat activity or business involves people competing with each other in an unpleasant way ▪ Cut throat competition is keeping prices low. ▪ the cut throat world of advertising …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Cut-throat — Cut throat, cutthroat or cut throat may refer to: A murderer Cut throat competition, a competition results in reducing prices A highly competitive person or organization Any three player game in which each player plays for him or herself; a 1 on… …   Wikipedia

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