self-dealing

noun
self-deal·​ing | \ ˈself-ˈdē-liŋ How to pronounce self-dealing (audio) \

Definition of self-dealing

: engagement in a transaction for the benefit of oneself rather than for the benefits of someone to whom one owes a fiduciary duty

First Known Use of self-dealing

1931, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-dealing was in 1931

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self-debasement

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“Self-dealing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-dealing. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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self-dealing

noun
self-deal·​ing | \ ˈself-ˈdē-liŋ \

Legal Definition of self-dealing

: 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-dealing by a trustee

Other Words from self-dealing

self-dealing adjective

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