hammering

Definition

noun
  1. a beating or severe losses
    Usage
    the company took a hammering in Europe
    the company had large losses in Europe or lost parts of its European markets
    Usage
    we gave them a hammering
    we beat them commercially
  2. (on the London Stock Exchange)
    an announcement of the removal of a member firm because it has failed
  3. the massive selling of stock on a stock market

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