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English definition of “rigging”

rigging

noun [U] uk   /ˈrɪɡ.ɪŋ/ us  

rigging noun [U] (DISHONESTLY ARRANGE)

the act of arranging dishonestly for the result of something, for example an election, to be changed: ballot rigging Opposition parties have protested over alleged vote rigging in the election.Elections

rigging noun [U] (SHIP'S ROPES)

the ropes that support and control a ship's sailsParts of ships and boats
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