sharp practice

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sharp practice (plural sharp practices)

  1. Commercial activity that is possibly dishonest while not actually being illegal.
    The typical political sharp practice of manipulating history to suit the current agenda.
    • 2007 August 29, letters to the editor, “More reports from the check-in desk”, in The Guardian ,
      If this is not actually illegal, it certainly appears to be a sharp practice.

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