ruthless

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈruːθləs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈruθlɪs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ro̅o̅thlis)

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ruthless

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a ruthless [leader, president, criminal, tyrant, general, dictator]
  2. the ruthless [pursuit, suppression, exploitation, destruction] of
  3. is ruthless with his [subordinates, competitors, workers]
  4. was ruthless in his pursuit of [power, riches, domination]
  5. is extremely ruthless
  6. you don't [need, have] to be (so) ruthless
  7. it is ruthless to [deprive, suppress, deny, destroy]
  8. [acted, ruled, worked] with ruthless determination
  9. a ruthless desire to [win, gain, secure]
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