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deceive

verb [T]  us   /dɪˈsiv/
to persuade someone that something false is the truth; trick or fool: Some parents try to deceive school officials and enroll their children in other districts. If you deceive yourself, you pretend something is true: We should not deceive ourselves into thinking this will be the end of it.
Translations of “deceive”
in Arabic يَخْدَع…
in Korean 속이다…
in Malaysian tipu…
in French tromper…
in Turkish aldatmak, düzen kurmak, hile yapmak…
in Italian ingannare, illudere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欺騙,矇騙, 隱瞞…
in Russian обманывать…
in Polish oszukiwać…
in Vietnamese đánh lừa…
in Spanish engañar, defraudar, mentir…
in Portuguese enganar, iludir…
in Thai หลอกลวง…
in German täuschen…
in Catalan enganyar…
in Japanese (人)をだます…
in Indonesian mengecoh…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欺骗,蒙骗, 隐瞒…
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