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self–dealing

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noun self–deal·ing \ˈself-ˈdē-liŋ\

Definition of self–dealing

  1. :  financial dealing that is not at arm's length; especially :  borrowing from or lending to a company by a controlling individual primarily to the individual's own advantage



1940

First Known Use of self–dealing

1940


Law Dictionary

self–dealing

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noun self–deal·ing \ˈself-ˈdē-liŋ\

Legal Definition of self–dealing

  1. :  engagement in a transaction that is intended primarily to benefit one's self or the narrow interests of a few (as corporate insiders) rather than those to whom one owes a duty by virtue of one's position <self{ndash}dealing by a trustee>

self–dealing adjective



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