beggar-my-neighbor


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Noun1.beggar-my-neighbor - a card game for two players in which the object is to win all of the other player's cardsbeggar-my-neighbor - a card game for two players in which the object is to win all of the other player's cards
card game, cards - a game played with playing cards
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The architects of GATT triumphed: They had put GATT into place precisely to throw sand in the gears, through tariff bindings and procedures, to avoid the outbreak of competitive beggar-my-neighbor protectionist policies.
Instead the 48, or later 50, states vied with each other in fecklessness, graft, county-seat cronyism cum lobbying and beggar-my-neighbor promotional interstate rivalries.
If every country intervenes to depreciate their currency against the dollar, it creates a beggar-my-neighbor situation.