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English definition of “swindle”

swindle

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈswɪndl/
to cheat or trick someone in order to get money from them: swindle sb out of sth A Web-based company swindled customers out of $15 million. → Compare con verb
swindler noun [C]
(Definition of swindle verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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