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Russian translation of “outwit”

outwit

verb [T]     /ˌaʊtˈwɪt/ (present participle outwitting, past tense and past participle outwitted)
to get an advantage over someone by doing something clever and deceiving them
перехитрить, провести
She outwitted her kidnappers and managed to escape.Surpassing in quality or numberCheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of outwit verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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