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defraud

verb [T] uk   /dɪˈfrɔːd/ us    /-ˈfrɑːd/
to take something illegally from a person, company, etc., or to prevent someone from having something that is legally theirs by deceiving them: He was found guilty of defrauding the Internal Revenue Service. They are both charged with conspiracy to defraud an insurance company of $20,000.
Translations of “defraud”
in Spanish Defraudar…
in Korean 횡령하다…
in Arabic يَخدَع, يَحتال…
in Portuguese fraudar, burlar…
in Catalan estafar…
in Japanese (金を)だまし取る…
in Italian defraudare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欺詐,詐騙…
in Russian обманывать…
in Turkish dolandırmak, aldatmak, para sızdırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欺诈,诈骗…
in Polish defraudować…
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