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Definition of slash-and-burn adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1relating to a method of farming in which existing plants, crops, etc. are cut down and burned before new seeds are planted slash-and-burn agriculture
  2. 2aggressive and causing a lot of harm or damage a slash-and-burn takeover
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