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hoax

noun [C]  /hoʊks/ us  
a plan to deceive a large group of people; a trick: It is a cruel hoax, she said, to encourage people to think they have a real chance to win the lottery.
Translations of “hoax”
in Spanish trampa, engaño, broma pesada…
in French tour…
in German die Falschmeldung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡作劇,騙局…
in Russian надувательство, ложная тревога…
in Turkish muziplik, oyun, şaka…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恶作剧,骗局…
in Polish żart…
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