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Definition of con trick in English:

noun

British
Informal term for confidence trick.
Example sentences
  • It's a con trick to argue that using quieter jets to increase night flights doesn't matter.
  • ‘But the word is spreading that ‘housing choice’ is a con trick.’
  • If it does turn out that he has (apparently repeatedly) been the victim of a massive con trick, he might want to ponder if his own behaviour left him exposed.

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