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English definition of “outwit”

outwit

verb [T]     /ˌaʊtˈwɪt/ (-tt-) (also outsmart)
to get an advantage over someone by acting more cleverly and often by using a trick : In the story , the cunning fox outwits the hunters .Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of outwit verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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