Definition of Beggar-my-neighbor policy
1. Noun. A policy of promoting oneself at the expense of others; used especially of national policy. "The United States has pursued a beggar-my-neighbor policy"
Generic synonyms: Policy
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Literary usage of Beggar-my-neighbor policy
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1. Monthly Consular and Trade Reports by United States Bureau of Manufactures (1888)
"... a far more advantageous arrangement for the inhabitants of South Africa than a " beggar-my-neighbor " policy, which seems to be the other alternative. ..."