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Noun: beggar-my-neighbour policy
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: beggar-my-neighbor policy)
  1. A policy of promoting oneself at the expense of others; used especially of national policy
    "the United States has pursued a beggar-my-neighbour policy";
    - beggar-my-neighbor policy [US], beggar-my-neighbor strategy [US], beggar-my-neighbour strategy [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: beggar-my-neighbour policies

Type of: policy