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scam

noun [C]  us   /skæm/ infml
a dishonest or illegal plan or activity, esp. one for making money: She was involved in an insurance scam, collecting on false accident claims.
Translations of “scam”
in Vietnamese lừa đảo…
in Spanish Timo…
in Thai เล่ห์อุบาย…
in Malaysian komplot…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欺詐,詐騙…
in Indonesian skam, penipuan…
in Russian мошенничество…
in Turkish şike…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欺诈,诈财骗局…
in Polish przekręt…
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