cannibalise cannibalise


  1. (v) eat human flesh
  2. (v) use parts of something to repair something else



  • If you do not survive long enough to cannibalise your neighbour you will be among the blessed many.


  1. "I am confident that we will emerge a stronger party when we emerge from Polokwane : I can put my head on the block on that, that we will have elected the right leadership. As I have said before the ANC will never cannibalise itself," said...
    on Nov 25, 2007 By: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Source: Independent Online

  2. "At no point in my speech did I mention the project code name 'A1S' nor did I make a statement that our new software ...... will cannibalise our existing customer base or our established products or that it will compete with our current business...
    on Jun 27, 2007 By: Hasso Plattner Source: Reuters India

  3. Mazisi Kunene, with whom I shared a room, said something profound: "Ben, members of the ANC have been out of the country for too long and as long as there is no visible action inside, we are going to cannibalise and destroy each other. Only action...
    on Dec 11, 2007 By: Mazisi Kunene Source: The South African Star

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