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English definition of “cheat”

cheat

verb [I, T]
 
 
/tʃiːt/
B2 to behave in a way that is not honest or fair in order to win something or to get something: She was caught UK cheating in her French exam/ US cheating on her French exam. He cheats at cards.Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of cheat verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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