[ self-dee-ling ]
/ ˈsɛlfˈdi lɪŋ /
financial transaction conducted on a personal, nonbusinesslike basis, as lending or borrowing of corporate money by a director.
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Origin of self-dealing
First recorded in 1935–40
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