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hoax

noun [C]
 
 
/həʊks/
a trick in which someone tries to make people believe something that is not true: The police said the bomb threat was a hoax.Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
Translations of “hoax”
in Spanish trampa, engaño, broma pesada…
in French tour…
in German die Falschmeldung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡作劇,騙局…
in Russian надувательство, ложная тревога…
in Turkish muziplik, oyun, şaka…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恶作剧,骗局…
in Polish żart…
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