salami-slice

salami-slice
UK [səˈlɑmɪˌslaɪs] / US verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word forms "salami-slice":
present tense I/you/we/they salami-slice he/she/it salami-slices present participle salami-slicing past tense salami-sliced past participle salami-sliced
to gradually reduce something, especially an amount of money that is spent, by giving everything less money, rather than deciding what is important and what is not

The speaker said that "salami-slicing" services would not work.


Derived word:
salami-slicing
noun uncountable

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