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English definition of “trick”

trick

noun [C] (ACT OF DECEIVING)   /trɪk/
an action intended to deceive, either as a way of cheating someone or as a joke or form of entertainment: He showed us some card tricks. trick or treat Trick or treat is what children say on Halloween, when they dress to look frightening or amusing and visit people’s homes to ask for candy: Are your kids too old for trick or treating (= visiting people’s homes to ask for candy)?
(Definition of trick noun (ACT OF DECEIVING) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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