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salami-slice

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salami-slice (third-person singular simple present salami-slices, present participle salami-slicing, simple past and past participle salami-sliced)

  1. To engage in salami slicing.
    • 2018, The Observer, The Observer view on the budget and the decade of austerity, 28 October :
      In the last few years, as the cuts have really started to bite, austerity has morphed from theoretical Whitehall discussions about how best to salami-slice departmental budgets into the reality of people’s everyday lives.