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scorched earth policy

Saltos de línea: scorched earth pol¦icy

Definición de scorched earth policy en inglés:

sustantivo

A military strategy of burning or destroying crops or other resources that might be of use to an invading enemy force.
Example sentences
  • He refused to implement his orders for a scorched earth policy as German forces retreated into the Reich, leaving much of Germany's new military industries to help with the post-war economic revival.
  • Therefore, it becomes a prudent idea not to practice scorched earth policies when besieging an enemy city.
  • As Peter withdrew, he used a scorched earth policy destroying anything that might be of value to an advancing army.

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