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defraud

verb [T]
 
 
/dɪˈfrɔːd/ LAW
to take money or goods illegally from someone by deceiving them: defraud sb of sth An architect and two surveyors defrauded a charity trust of £3.5m by invoicing it for work they did not do and by inflating fees in building contracts. The police made a number of arrests at the company's head office in connection with a conspiracy to defraud investors.
Translations of “defraud”
in Spanish Defraudar…
in Korean 횡령하다…
in Arabic يَخدَع, يَحتال…
in Portuguese fraudar, burlar…
in Catalan estafar…
in Japanese (金を)だまし取る…
in Italian defraudare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欺詐,詐騙…
in Russian обманывать…
in Turkish dolandırmak, aldatmak, para sızdırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欺诈,诈骗…
in Polish defraudować…
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