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phishingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈfɪʃ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈfɪʃ.ɪŋ/
phisher
noun [C] uk   /ˈfɪʃ.ər/  us   /ˈfɪʃ.ɚ/
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phishingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈfɪʃɪŋ/
IT, INTERNET, BANKING an attempt to trick someone into giving information over the internet or by email that would allow someone else to take money out of their bank account: Phishing emails can look as if they come from a real bank email address.
(Definition of phishing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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