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English definition of “trickery”

trickery

noun [U]     /ˈtrɪk.ər.i/ US  /ˈ-ɚ-/ 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 .Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
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