Definición de deception en inglés:

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deception

Pronunciación: /dɪˈsɛpʃ(ə)n/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1The action of deceiving someone: obtaining property by deception
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A person who obtains property under such circumstances will be obtaining property by deception.
  • He was arrested on suspicion of obtaining a pecuniary advantage by deception and damaging police property.
  • Hurtling along at breakneck speed, this smash hit comedy of marital deception guarantees a great night out.
1.1 [count noun] A thing that deceives: a range of elaborate deceptions
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • So there have been allegations of dirty tricks, deceptions and double dealing.
  • While several of these often elaborate deceptions will be treated separately elsewhere in this book it seems convenient to summarize them here.
  • This knowledge is also useful for managers, employers, and for anyone to use in everyday situations where telling the truth from a lie can help prevent you from being a victim of fraud/scams and other deceptions.
Sinónimos
deceit, deceitfulness, duplicity, double-dealing, fraud, fraudulence, cheating, trickery, duping, hoodwinking, chicanery, underhandedness, deviousness, slyness, cunning, craft, craftiness, wiliness, artfulness, guile, dissimulation, dissembling, bluff, bluffing, lying, pretence, artifice, treachery
informal crookedness, monkey business, funny business, hanky-panky, jiggery-pokery, kidology
North American informal monkeyshines
Irish informal codology
archaic management, knavery
trick, stratagem, device, ruse, scheme, dodge, manoeuvre, contrivance, machination, subterfuge, cheat, swindle, confidence trick;
sham, fraud, pretence, imposture, hoax, fake, misrepresentation, blind, wile, artifice, Trojan horse
informal con, con trick, set-up, game, scam, sting, gyp, leg-pull, flimflam
British informal wheeze
North American informal bunco, grift
Australian informal lurk, rort
South African informal schlenter
British informal, dated flanker
archaic shift, fetch, rig

Origen

Late Middle English: from late Latin deceptio(n-), from decipere 'deceive'.

Palabras que riman con deception

conception, contraception, exception, inception, interception, misconception, perception, reception

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Saltos de línea: de¦cep|tion

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