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American English: /ˈkətθroʊt/
British English: /ˈkʌtθrəʊt/

Translation of cutthroat in Spanish:


  • 1 (murderer) [literary]
    degollador (-dora) (masculine, feminine)
    asesino (-na) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • And of course the fact that there are elections in the offing would have absolutely nothing to do with the timing of Michael's pronouncements that the group is a bunch of murderers, gangsters, cut-throats and crooks.
    • Yet he ‘and his crew of financial cut-throats can loot the bank and rob 1260 depositors and you can send him to the penitentiary for only three years.’
    • With his crew of cut-throats, Sinbad attacked defenceless merchant ships and did what pirates do, thankfully omitted here because this is a U-certificate cartoon from DreamWorks.


  • (competition)
    Example sentences
    • With high profits, more provincial people are digging for money by setting up schools, which leads to a more cut-throat competition, said Xu.
    • Relying only on price will lead to cut-throat competition and disappearing profits.
    • So how does he get the press in the cut-throat competition of London Fashion Week, when there are some 70 designers showing in five days?
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