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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “hoax”

hoax

noun [C]     /həʊks/ US  /hoʊks/
a plan to deceive someone, such as telling the police there is a bomb somewhere when there is not one, or a trick
恶作剧,骗局
The bomb threat turned out to be a hoax.
那次炸弹恐吓结果发现是场恶作剧。
He'd made a hoax call claiming to be the President .
他搞了个恶作剧,打电话自称是总统。
Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of hoax noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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