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dupe

1. n. a potential victim of a confidence trick; a patsy. The crooks found a good dupe and started their scheme.
2. tv. to trick someone; to swindle someone. I did not try to dupe you. It was an honest mistake.
3. n. a duplicate; a copy. I’ve got a dupe in the files.
4. tv. to duplicate something; to copy something. Just a minute, I have to dupe a contract for the boss.
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A QUALIFIED mechanical engineer, Joy Shaw, arrested by Delhi Police, posed as an IAS officer working with the home ministry or as a senior cop in CBI to dupe people by offering them government and private sector jobs, the police alleged.
EZ Dupe brand duplicators comes with 3 or 4 year warranty (except certain models with one year warranty) with life time technical support.
Here's a video of a player performing the dupe, courtesy of Youtube:
Chief executive of the New England Credit Union, Kevin Dupe, said that the merger would not lead to job or branch losses.
Most of us felt duped or feel the attempt was made to dupe us into voting for Proposition R by our council members.
Charpak and Broch, two physicists, try to arm readers with the inside scoop on how magicians, psychics, and astrologers use math, physics, and old-fashioned trickery to dupe their audiences.
FOR how long s hall certain mem-bers of the higher ranks of Liverpool's scholastic institutes dupe (or try to dupe) both students and oth-ers by using u nsuitable names for higher sorts of school?
to provide its Dupe Detective[TM] solution a system designed to protect financial institutions and their customers' accounts from double postings of payments and dramatically reduce fraud.
They are accused of using the Philippine Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Areas (PhilDHRRA) to dupe Fundacion InteRed into donating money for victims of the 2013 Superthypoon 'Yolanda.
com)-- EZ Dupe has upped the ante on USB duplication with the release of their 2015 USB duplication systems.
A CON man pretended to be a spy to dupe women he met on a dating website, getting one to hand over PS18,000, a court heard yesterday.
Officers suspect the owners were ready to dupe people into believing they are purchasing authentic presents.
Goliath is the Los Angeles City Council, which used its collective guile and political force to put Measure R on the ballot and dupe voters into approving it -- thereby extending members' stay in office for four years.
The widow became concerned when she did not receive a letter of thanks but Mason forged a letter on headed notepaper and used it to try to dupe the innocent people who had donated money.
Despite his charges about Bush being a dupe of Satan, Robertson supports Bush's re-election bid and says the Coalition will distribute 40 million voter guides.