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sharp practice

Saltos de línea: sharp prac|tice

Definición de sharp practice en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
Dishonest or barely honest dealings: any kind of sharp practice will ruin a barrister’s career
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He has been pinned by the dishonesty and sharp practice apparently rife in the Queensland branch.
  • The Yanks lecture the world on good election process, yet let ballot design, voting procedure and counting power be controlled by the equivalent of local councils - a recipe for electoral corruption and sharp practice.
  • Politicians should have more regard for the complexity they conjure up with each new wave of legislation, which creates a breeding ground for fraud and sharp practice.
Sinónimos
misleading talk
informal crookedness, monkey business, funny business, hanky-panky, shenanigans, flimflam
British informal jiggery-pokery
North American informal monkeyshines
Irish informal codology
archaic management, knavery

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