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con

verb [T]
 
 
/kɒn/ (-nn-) informal
to trick someone so they will give you money, or do something that you want them to do: con sb out of sth Homeowners were conned out of millions of dollars in a huge real estate scam.con sb into (doing) sth The website conned customers into giving their bank account and password information.
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