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English definition of “cunning”

cunning

adjective  /ˈkʌn·ɪŋ/ us  
skillful in planning and ready to deceive people in order to get what you want: a cunning scheme
cunning
noun [U]  /ˈkʌn·ɪŋ/ us  
They made their way safely back through enemy territory by stealth and cunning.
(Definition of cunning from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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