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dupe

1. verb To deceive or trick one. The student tried to dupe me with a letter on which he'd forged his mom's signature.
2. verb To copy something. Did you dupe this tape, or am I holding the only copy?
3. noun Someone who is the victim of deception or trickery. Yep, I was a dupe—they were lying to me the whole time.
4. noun Something that is a copy of something else. Do you have a dupe of this tape, or am I holding the only copy?
5. noun, slang A cosmetic item that is in some way very similar to a higher-priced one. Is this Maybelline blush really a dupe for that pricey NARS one?

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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Balilo said that they would also investigate the circumstances surrounding Dino, who may have been duped by Villanueva and his group.
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The account has since been suspended, although police are using it as an example to other social media users of how easily people can be duped online.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Dec 24 ( ANI ): A man hailing from Telangana is left stranded in Saudi Arabia without proper food and salary after getting duped by the agents who promised him a luxurious job as a driver there.
The scam came to light when one of the customers, Sreedharan Nair, who had paid for the installation of solar panels, filed a case against the company on realising he was duped.
It's not immediately known how many businesses have been duped in the latest round of the all-too familiar trading scam which has wiped out nearly one billion dirhams from the market since 2015 and destroyed hundreds of lives in the UAE.
And this year she was duped out of PS50,000 by online firm Ivory Option which pledged to make her a PS35,000 profit.
Like Ranveer Singh's character in the movie ' Ladies vs Ricky Bahl' , Reddy promised marriage to women, and in this case married them too, and then duped them.
com Two Omani businessmen allegedly duped by an Indian in Saham are expecting that they will be liable for more money than initially estimated.
Kerr admitted he was initially duped by a bizarre conspiracy theory cooked up to pretend Sturgeon had actually posed with a copy of the Dandy.
In The Dupes ([euro]*aaaa[euro][euro][macron]ae[euro] aeaa, also The Duped and The Deceived ), the struggles of the film's four leads are both representative and metaphoric of the modern experience of the Palestinian people.
Mr Mitchell said: "The question whether we were duped is exactly the reason the process of this inquiry is so important.
He also duped London Scottish Rugby Club out of PS7,500 for a nonexistent sponsorship deal.
A LOOKALIKE to Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari managed to pull off an outrageous hoax which somehow duped the country's biggest news organisation, Globo.
The New York State Gaming Commission has launched an investigation, and after seeing a section of the video Zayat said: "I feel like I was duped.