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decoy

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdiːkɔɪ/
someone or something used to lead a person or animal to a place so that they can be caughtFaking and pretending
Translations of “decoy”
in Vietnamese con mồi…
in Spanish cebo, señuelo…
in Thai นกต่อ…
in Malaysian umpan…
in French piège…
in German der Köder…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誘餌,圈套, 用作誘餌的人…
in Indonesian pemikat, umpan…
in Russian приманка…
in Turkish tuzak, yem…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诱饵,圈套, 用作诱饵的人…
in Polish przynęta, wabik…
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