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cheat

verb [I/T]  us   /tʃit/
to act in a way that is dishonest, or to make someone believe something that is not true in order to get something for yourself: [T] The insurance companies were found to be cheating consumers. [T] They got cheated out of their money.
cheat
noun [C]  us   /tʃit/
He is a liar and a cheat.
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