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verb [intransitive] American English pronunciation: scheme /skim/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyscheme
he/she/itschemes
present participlescheming
past tenseschemed
past participleschemed
  1. to make secret plans to achieve something, especially in a dishonest way
    scheme to do something:

    The king's enemies were scheming to take power from him.

    scheme against:

    She's convinced that they're scheming against her.

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schemer

noun [countable]
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singularschemer
pluralschemers

scheming

adjective

a scheming politician

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Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

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