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swindle

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈswɪndl/
to cheat or trick someone in order to get money from them: swindle sb out of sth A Web-based company swindled customers out of $15 million. →  Compare con verb
swindler noun [C]
Translations of “swindle”
in Arabic يَحتال, يَغِشّ…
in Korean 사기치다…
in Malaysian menipu…
in French escroquer…
in Turkish dolandırmak…
in Italian truffare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 詐騙,騙取(錢財)…
in Russian надувать, выманивать…
in Polish oszukiwać, wyłudzać…
in Vietnamese lừa dảo, bịp bợm…
in Spanish estafar, timar…
in Portuguese ludibriar, enganar…
in Thai โกง…
in German betrügen…
in Catalan estafar…
in Japanese (お金を)だまし取る, 詐欺行為を働く…
in Indonesian menipu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诈骗,骗取(钱财)…
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