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slash–and–burn

adjective

Definition of SLASH-AND-BURN

having or showing a lack of sympathy or tender feelings <under his slash-and-burn management ethic, even longtime employees were summarily downsized for the sake of corporate competitiveness>

March 27, 2015
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