adjective Date: 1943 chiefly British beggar-thy-neighbor

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  • Beggar my neighbour — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El beggar my neighbour o beggar thy neighbour ( fastidiar al vecino ) fue una práctica política de escala internacional. Ésta no sería superada hasta después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial y hundiría aún más las… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Beggar-My-Neighbour — Beggar My Neighbour, also known as Beat Jack Out of Doors, Beat Your Neighbour Out of Doors, Strip Jack Naked, Picture and Draw the Well Dry, is a simple card game somewhat similar in nature to War, and has spawned a more complicated variant,… …   Wikipedia

  • beggar-my-neighbour — noun a card game for two players in which the object is to win all of the other player s cards • Syn: ↑beggar my neighbor, ↑strip Jack naked • Hypernyms: ↑card game, ↑cards * * * beggˈar my neighˈbour noun 1. A game that goes …   Useful english dictionary

  • beggar-my-neighbour — /bɛgə mə ˈneɪbə/ (say beguh muh naybuh) noun Also, beggar your neighbour. 1. a card game for two players. –adjective 2. gaining advantage at the expense of another: beggar my neighbour policies. Also, beggar my neighbor …   Australian English dictionary

  • beggar my neighbour — Cockney Rhyming Slang Labour …   English dialects glossary

  • beggar-my-neighbour — noun a card game for two players in which the object is to acquire one s opponent s cards. adjective (of national policy) self aggrandizing at the expense of competitors …   English new terms dictionary

  • beggar-my-neighbour — noun (U) a card game in which the aim is to get all your opponent s cards …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Beggar-my-Neighbour-Policy —   [ begə maɪ neɪbə pɔlɪsɪ; englisch »Politik, die den Nachbarn zum Bettler macht«] die, , Form der Außenwirtschaftspolitik, die darauf gerichtet ist, unter bewusster Inkaufnahme von Nachteilen für das Ausland Exportüberschüsse zu erzielen. Damit… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Beggar My Neighbour (TV series) — infobox television show name = Beggar My Neighbour caption = format = Sitcom runtime = 30 minutes creator = starring = Peter Jones June Whitfield Desmond Walter Ellis Reg Varney Pat Coombs Rosemary Faith country = UK network = BBC first aired =… …   Wikipedia

  • beggar-my-neighbour policy — 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 • Syn: ↑beggar my neighbor policy, ↑beggar my neighbor strategy, ↑beggar my neighbour… …   Useful english dictionary

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