Translation of chicanery in Spanish:

chicanery

Pronunciation: /ʃɪˈkeɪnəri/

noun/nombre (plural -eries)

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  • [literary/literario] argucia (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • Set aside the usual circus ring tricks of political chicanery.
    • The managers hope that, through chicanery and fraud, they could save the dollar from sudden death.
    • Lies, fraud, chicanery and self indulgence are endemic in society today - or am I being presumptuous?

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