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defraud

verb [T] uk   /dɪˈfrɔːd/  us   /-ˈfrɑːd/
to take something illegally from a person, company, etc., or to prevent someone from having something that is legally theirs by deceiving them: He was found guilty of defrauding the Internal Revenue Service. They are both charged with conspiracy to defraud an insurance company of $20,000.
Translations of “defraud”
in Arabic يَخدَع, يَحتال…
in Korean 횡령하다…
in Malaysian menipu…
in Turkish dolandırmak, aldatmak, para sızdırmak…
in Italian defraudare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欺詐,詐騙…
in Russian обманывать…
in Polish defraudować…
in Vietnamese lừa gạt…
in Spanish Defraudar…
in Portuguese fraudar, burlar…
in Thai ฉ้อโกง…
in Catalan estafar…
in Japanese (金を)だまし取る…
in Indonesian menipu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欺诈,诈骗…
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