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English definition of “double-cross”

double-cross

verb [T]     /ˌdʌblˈkrɒs/
to trick or cheat someone who trusts you, for example , a business partner : After recent events in Congress , both Democrats and Republicans felt they had been double-crossed by their party leaders .
double-cross noun [C]
(Definition of double-cross verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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