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spoiling tactic Line breaks: spoil|ing tac|tic

Definition of spoiling tactic in English:


A strategy designed to obstruct or prevent the success of a project, opponent, etc. the home side, frustrated by the Wasps' strong defence, resorted to spoiling tactics
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  • But it must also be said that Hussein's spoiling tactics may have suited him but ruined the entertainment for the capacity crowd.
  • Crucially, Burke struck early to thwart those spoiling tactics.
  • The spoiling tactics used by both fighters caused the fight to be dour and untidy.
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