Word of the Day (beggar-my-neighbour)-08JUN21

Word of the Day (beggar-my-neighbour)-08JUN21

Today’s “Word of the Day” is “beggar-my-neighbour” and it is an adjective meaning “relating to a policy that seeks benefits for one country at the expense of others”.

Example Sentence: The principle of the agreement (by the G7 group) is that multinationals would have to pay a minimum tax rate of at least 15% in each country they operate. The agreement, which reverses several decades of beggar-thy-neighbour policies, is aimed at multinationals that have played countries against one another to drive down the level of tax they pay.

Word of the Day (beggar-my-neighbour)-08JUN21

This word is present in The Guardian article Rishi Sunak announces ‘historic agreement’ by G7 on tax reform and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Guardian

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