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scorched-earth pol·i·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scorched-earth policynoun

    the target company defends itself by selling off its crown jewels

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  1. scorched-earth policynoun

    A military strategy that involves destroying buildings, crops, and other resources that could be useful to enemy forces.

  2. scorched-earth policynoun

    Any strategy that involves some type of drastic action.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scorched-earth policy in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scorched-earth policy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of scorched-earth policy in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Innes:

    Any sliver of optimism on the trade war front will be viewed in a very positive light, surely both parties can't be happy to move forward with their scorched earth policy.

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