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salami slicing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsalami slicingsaˈlami ˌslicing noun [uncountable]  the action of gradually removing or reducing something, by taking a small amount away at a time The budget cuts have been made by a process of salami slicing.From Longman Business Dictionary
Related topics: Law, Computers
salami slicingsaˈlami ˌslicing noun [uncountable]1LAWthe illegal act of stealing money from an organization by using a computer to remove extremely small amounts from its financial accounts over a period of timeA number of corporations have been subjected to salami slicing fraud.2an act of removing or reducing something by doing it very slowly and gradually, so people do not realize what is happeningThe budget cuts have been made by a process of salami slicing.
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