Definition of “trickery” - English Dictionary

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“trickery” in British English

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trickerynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtrɪk.ər.i/ us /ˈtrɪk.ɚ.i/ disapproving

the activity of using tricks to deceive or cheat people:

The government, he said, had resorted to political trickery in its attempts to retain power.

(Definition of “trickery” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“trickery” in American English

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trickerynoun [ U ]

us /ˈtrɪk·ə·ri/

the use of tricks intended to deceive, as a way of cheating someone:

The agency used trickery, fraud, and deceit to obtain the computer software.

(Definition of “trickery” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)