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Rachmanism

  

      n   extortion or exploitation by a landlord of tenants of dilapidated or slum property, esp. when involving intimidation or use of racial fears to drive out sitting tenants whose rent is fixed at a low rate  
     (C20: after Perec Rachman (1920--62), British property-owner born in Poland)  
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