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  1. beggar-my-neighbor

    • IPA[ˌbeɡərmīˈnābər]

    美式

    • n.
      a card game for two players in which the object is to acquire one's opponent's cards. Players alternately turn cards up and if an honor is revealed, the other player must find an honor within a specified number of turns or else forfeit the cards already played.
    • adj.
      (especially of national policy) self-aggrandizing at the expense of competitors
    • noun: beggar-my-neighbour

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    • 相關詞

    名詞

    • 1. a card game for two players in which the object is to acquire one's opponent's cards. Players alternately turn cards up and if an honor is revealed, the other player must find an honor within a specified number of turns or else forfeit the cards already played.

    形容詞

    • 1. (especially of national policy) self-aggrandizing at the expense of competitors failure would create a growing risk of trade wars as countries retreated into beggar-thy-neighbor policies
    • n.
      a card game for two players in which the object is to acquire one's opponent's cards. ...
    • adj.
      (especially of national policy) self-aggrandizing at the expense of competitors: the economic recession had been intensified by the adoption of beggar-my-neighbour policies

    Oxford Dictionary