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deceive

verb [T] uk   /dɪˈsiːv/ us  
B2 to persuade someone that something false is the truth, or to keep the truth hidden from someone for your own advantage: The company deceived customers by selling old computers as new ones. The sound of the door closing deceived me into thinking they had gone out.
Synonym
deceive yourself to refuse to accept the truth: She thinks he'll come back, but she's deceiving herself.
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deceiver
noun [C] uk   /-ˈsiː.vər/ us    /-ˈsiː.vɚ/
someone who deceives people
Traducciones de “deceive”
en coreano 속이다…
en árabe يَخْدَع…
en francés tromper…
en turco aldatmak, düzen kurmak, hile yapmak…
en italiano ingannare, illudere…
en chino (tradicionál) 欺騙,矇騙, 隱瞞…
en ruso обманывать…
en polaco oszukiwać…
en español engañar, defraudar, mentir…
en portugués enganar, iludir…
en alemán täuschen…
en catalán enganyar…
en japonés (人)をだます…
en chino (simplificado) 欺骗,蒙骗, 隐瞒…
(Definition of deceive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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