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English definition of “cunning”

cunning

adjective    /ˈkʌn·ɪŋ/
skillful in planning and ready to deceive people in order to get what you want : a cunning scheme cunning    /ˈkʌn·ɪŋ/ noun [U] They made their way safely back through enemy territory by stealth and cunning.
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