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money grab

Syllabification: mon·ey grab

Definition of money grab in English:

noun

informal
An undignified or unprincipled acquisition of a large sum of money with little effort.
Example sentences
  • We view the war on terrorism as a war of corporate greed, destruction, death, and power - it's another money grab for the rich corporations and their shareholders.
  • I wouldn't want to be in the shoes of Lions Gate when he sees their latest money grab using his franchise, though.
  • A great number of people thought at the time that this ‘boot camp’ type of training was just a money grab by some IT vendors.

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