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"stratagem" in British English

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stratagemnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈstræt.ə.dʒəm/  us   /ˈstræt̬-/
a ​carefullyplanned way of ​achieving or ​dealing with something, often ​involving a ​trick: Her stratagem fordealing with her husband's ​infidelities was to ​ignore them. He was a ​master of stratagem.
(Definition of stratagem from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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stratagemnoun [C]

 us   /ˈstræt̬·ə·dʒəm/
a ​plan or ​trick to ​achieve something: Barry ​devised several stratagems for ​escape.
(Definition of stratagem from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stratagem”
in Spanish estratagema…
in Vietnamese mưu mẹo…
in Malaysian muslihat…
in Thai กลอุบาย…
in French stratagème…
in German die (Kriegs)List…
in Chinese (Simplified) 策略, 计策,计谋…
in Indonesian rencana…
in Chinese (Traditional) 策略, 計策,計謀…
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