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trump

noun uk   us   /trʌmp/
[C] a card that belongs to the group of cards that has been chosen to have the highest value in a particular game: I played a trump. Luckily, I drew a trump.trumps [plural] one of the four groups in a set of playing cards that has been chosen to have the highest value during a particular game or part of a game: Diamonds are trumps.no trump(s) a situation in which all four groups of cards have equal value in a game of bridge

trump

verb [T] uk   us   /trʌmp/
If you trump another player's card, you beat it with a card that belongs to the group of cards that has been chosen to have the highest value in the game you are playing. to beat someone or something by doing or producing something better: Their million-pound bid for the company was trumped at the last moment by an offer for almost twice as much from their main competitor.
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Translations of “trump”
in Vietnamese lá bài chủ…
in Spanish triunfo…
in Thai ชุดไพ่ที่เอาชนะชุดอื่นได้…
in Malaysian muslihat…
in French (d’)atout…
in German der Trumf, Trumpf-……
in Chinese (Traditional) (牌戲中的一張)王牌,將牌…
in Indonesian kartu truf…
in Russian козырь…
in Turkish (iskambil) koz…
in Chinese (Simplified) (牌戏中的一张)王牌,将牌…
in Polish karta atutowa…
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