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Yet more lies and deception by the crooks in suits. The Sun (2014)They are getting wise to those whose artistry is increasingly directed at deception rather than skill. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She had a previous conviction for obtaining property by deception. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She was jailed for six months yesterday after admitting theft and deception. The Sun (2011)The husband had not used lies and deception. Christianity Today (2000)King was found guilty of attempting to obtain money by deception and sent down for two years. The Sun (2009)Nurse admitted deception and making false representations. The Sun (2008)He denies four charges of obtaining money by deception and false representation. The Sun (2011)He admitted obtaining property by deception and was jailed for two years and nine months. The Sun (2008)He may have owed his life to the deception operation in which his future wife played a part. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The father of three admitted deception. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The couple deny theft, deception and fraud. The Sun (2011)He had been jailed twice with previous convictions for battery, deception and fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But the holiday soon turns into a nightmare of lies, deception and murder. The Sun (2010)As a result, fraud and deception are given free rein. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was finally jailed in 2008 for six years after admitting deception while she was convicted of fraud and money laundering. The Sun (2010)It is a cruel deception. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But I absolutely refuse to see anybody get away with such lies and deception. The Sun (2009)This has inevitably spawned the culture of diving, but it seems that we prefer to have our cheating done by deception rather than violence. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That, after all, was what the deception plan had been all about. ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)He was convicted of obtaining a money transfer by deception, fraud and forgery in January. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The warm sunshine on Wednesday might have felt like spring had returned again, but it was a cruel deception. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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British English: deception NOUN
Deception is when someone deliberately makes you believe something that is not true.
He admitted conspiring to obtain property by deception.
Definition of deception from the Collins English Dictionary
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