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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 Arabic يَخدَع, يَحتال…
in Korean 횡령하다…
in Malaysian menipu…
in Turkish dolandırmak, aldatmak, para sızdırmak…
in Italian defraudare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欺詐,詐騙…
in Russian обманывать…
in Polish defraudować…
in Vietnamese lừa gạt…
in Spanish Defraudar…
in Portuguese fraudar, burlar…
in Thai ฉ้อโกง…
in Catalan estafar…
in Japanese (金を)だまし取る…
in Indonesian menipu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欺诈,诈骗…
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