beggar-thy-neighbor

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EtymologyEdit

From beggar-my-neighbor ‎(a card game).

AdjectiveEdit

beggar-thy-neighbor ‎(comparative more beggar-thy-neighbor, superlative most beggar-thy-neighbor)

  1. (pejorative, economics, trade) An economic policy that favors domestic interests at greater total cost to the economies of trading partners.

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