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rip-offnoun [C]

 us   /ˈrɪp ˌɔf/ slang
an ​act of ​cheating someone by ​charging too much or not giving anything of ​value for ​moneyspent: Don’t ​eat in the ​museumrestaurant – it’s a rip-off.
(Definition of rip-off from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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rip-offnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈrɪpɒf/ informal COMMERCE
something that ​costs more than it is ​worth: Loan ​protection is the biggest rip-off in ​banking today. rip-off ​prices
a ​cheap or ​badcopy of something: He's ​fed up with the ​endless high-street rip-offs of his ​collections. All along the road there were ​marketstallsselling rip-off Versace, Gucci and Lacoste.
(Definition of rip-off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rip-off”
in Arabic سَرِقة, سِعْر فاحِش…
in Korean 바가지…
in Portuguese engodo, roubo, calote…
in Catalan estafa…
in Japanese ぼったくり, 暴利…
in Chinese (Simplified) 索价过高的物品…
in Turkish soygun, fahiş, fazla pahalı…
in Russian обдираловка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 索價過高的物品…
in Italian fregatura, truffa…
in Polish zdzierstwo…
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