take-no-prisoners
adjective Date: 1978 having a fierce, relentless, or merciless character <
take-no-prisoners politics
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  • take-no-prisoners — take′ no pris′oners adj. cvb wholeheartedly aggressive; zealous; gung ho: a businessman with a take no prisoners attitude[/ex] • Etymology: 1990–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • take no prisoners — ► take no prisoners be ruthlessly aggressive in the pursuit of one s objectives. Main Entry: ↑prisoner …   English terms dictionary

  • take-no-prisoners — /tayk noh priz euh neuhrz, priz neuhrz/, adj. wholeheartedly aggressive; zealous; gung ho: a businessman with a take no prisoners attitude toward dealmaking. [1990 95] * * * adj, always used before a noun US informal : very tough and aggressive… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take no prisoners — phrasal : to be merciless or relentless * * * take no prisoners To be utterly ruthless in accomplishing one s ends • • • Main Entry: ↑prison * * * be ruthlessly aggressive or uncompromising in the pursuit of one s objectives * * * take no… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take-no-prisoners — /tayk noh priz euh neuhrz, priz neuhrz/, adj. wholeheartedly aggressive; zealous; gung ho: a businessman with a take no prisoners attitude toward dealmaking. [1990 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • take no prisoners —  Management exhortation to be highly competitive.  ► “Ken Dooley, president of the Holland Sweetener Co., noted that today’s beverage business is evolving from an era of take no prisoners, CUT THROAT COMPETITION into one in which open minded… …   American business jargon

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