trump card Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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trump cardnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
an ​advantage that makes you more ​likely to ​succeed than other ​people, ​especially something that other ​people do not ​know about: Anthea was about to play her ​trumpcard - without her ​signature none of the ​money could be ​released.
(Definition of trump card from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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trump cardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtrʌmp ˌkɑrd/
something that gives you an ​advantage over ​others: The ​ultimate trump card for the ​spaceprogram is that it is a very ​exciting thing.
(Definition of trump card from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trump card”
in Chinese (Simplified) 独有的优势,独门法宝, 王牌, 绝招…
in Turkish koz, önemli üstünlük…
in Russian козырь (в рукаве)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獨有的優勢,獨門法寶, 王牌, 絕招…
in Polish as w rękawie…
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