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ploy

noun [C]
 
 
/plɔɪ/
a slightly dishonest method used to try to achieve something: [+ to do sth] The phone call was just a ploy to get rid of her.Plotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking
Translations of “ploy”
in Spanish truco, estratagema, tarea…
in French stratagème, passe-temps…
in German die List, die Angelegenheit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 計謀,策略, 手法,花招…
in Russian уловка…
in Turkish ayak oyunu, manevra, numara…
in Chinese (Simplified) 计谋,策略, 手法,花招…
in Polish chwyt, sztuczka…
(Definition of ploy from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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