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English definition of “trump”

trump

verb [T]     /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.Actions involved in playing cards 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.Winning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
(Definition of trump verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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