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"rigging" in British English

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riggingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈrɪɡ.ɪŋ/
(Definition of rigging from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rigging" in American English

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riggingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈrɪɡ·ɪŋ/
the ​ropes that ​hold and ​control the ​sails on a ​boat or ​ship
(Definition of rigging from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"rigging" in Business English

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riggingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈrɪɡɪŋ/
the dishonest or ​illegalactivity of ​influencing or ​changing something in ​order to get the ​result that you want: bid/price/share rigging The ​OFT has recently completed its ​investigation into ​price rigging by ​supermarkets. vote/​ballot/​election rigging
(Definition of rigging from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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