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hoax

noun [C]
 
 
/həʊks/
a trick or something else that is intended to deceive someone: A hoax led thousands to donate to a fake charity. a cruel/elaborate hoax →  See also fraud , Ponzi scheme , swindle
Translations of “hoax”
in Vietnamese trò chơi khăm…
in Spanish trampa, engaño, broma pesada…
in Thai การหลอกลวง…
in Malaysian tipu helah…
in French tour…
in German die Falschmeldung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡作劇,騙局…
in Indonesian tipuan…
in Russian надувательство, ложная тревога…
in Turkish muziplik, oyun, şaka…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恶作剧,骗局…
in Polish żart…
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