Meaning of “entrapment” in the English Dictionary

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"entrapment" in British English

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entrapmentnoun [ U ]

uk /ɪnˈtræp.mənt/ us /ɪnˈtræp.mənt/ formal

the act of causing someone to do something they would not usually do by tricking them:

The police have been accused of using entrapment to bring charges against suspects.

(Definition of “entrapment” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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