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ploy

noun [C] uk   /plɔɪ/ us  
something that is done or said in order to get an advantage, often dishonestly: There are various ploys we can use if necessary. [+ to infinitive] He only said he had a meeting as a ploy to get her to leave.
Translations of “ploy”
in Spanish truco, estratagema, tarea…
in French stratagème, passe-temps…
in German die List, die Angelegenheit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 計謀,策略, 手法,花招…
in Russian уловка…
in Turkish ayak oyunu, manevra, numara…
in Chinese (Simplified) 计谋,策略, 手法,花招…
in Polish chwyt, sztuczka…
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