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English definition of “swindle”

swindle

verb [T]     /ˈswɪndl/
to get money from someone by cheating or deceiving them: [often passive] She was swindled out of thousands of dollars.Fraud and corruptionCheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
swindle noun [C] a multi-million-pound swindle swindler noun [C]
(Definition of swindle verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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