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"inveigle" in British English

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inveigleverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈveɪ.ɡl̩/ formal
to ​persuade someone to do something in a ​clever and ​dishonest way, when they do not ​want to do it: Her ​sontried to inveigle her into giving him the ​money for a ​car.
(Definition of inveigle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inveigle" in American English

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inveigleverb [T]

 us   /ɪnˈveɪ·ɡəl/
to ​persuade someone to do something the ​person may not ​want to do: Nomo ​meant to inveigle him into ​helping out.
(Definition of inveigle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inveigle”
in Chinese (Simplified) 哄骗, 诱骗…
in Chinese (Traditional) 哄騙, 誘騙…
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