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honey trapnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   UK
something that is very ​attractive and ​attracts a lot of ​people: Istanbul is a ​honeytrap fortourists. the use of an ​attractiveperson to ​try to get ​information from someone: Police set up a ​honeytrap to get him to ​confess to the ​crime.
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