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English definition of “cheat”

cheat

verb [I or T]
 
 
/tʃiːt/
to behave in a dishonest way or deceive someone in order to get what you want: Many of the small investors felt that they had been cheated by the sudden reduction in interest rates.cheat on sth He was caught cheating on his taxes.
cheating noun [U]
(Definition of cheat verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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