Definition of sharp practice in English:

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sharp practice

Pronunciation: /SHärp ˈpraktəs/

noun

dated
Dishonest or barely honest dealings.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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Syllabification: sharp prac·tice

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