Meaning of “ruse” in the English Dictionary

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"ruse" in British English

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rusenoun [ C ]

uk /ruːz/ us /ruːz/

a trick intended to deceive someone:

It was just a ruse to distract her while his partner took the money.

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

"ruse" in American English

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rusenoun [ C ]

us /ruz/

a trick intended to deceive someone:

You didn’t fall for my ruse.

(Definition of “ruse” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)