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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishskimmingskim‧ming /ˈskɪmɪŋ/ noun [uncountable]  the crime of using a card reader (=machine that checks the details on a credit card or debit card) to get private information about someone’s credit card in order to steal money from themFrom Longman Business Dictionaryskimmingskim‧ming /ˈskɪmɪŋ/ noun [uncountable]1MARKETING when a company charges a very high price for a new product in order to make as large a profit as possible before competing products appear on the market and force the company to lower the price2FINANCETAX when a person or company cheats the tax authorities by not telling them about some of the profit that has been madea dispute over alleged profit skimming
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