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addaword.gifdefinition of shanghai

to force or trick someone into doing something; kind of deceiving someone
He shanghaied me into selling expired products.
Submitted by: biosterminator from Netherlands on 06/05/2013 16:55:00
Definition of shanghai from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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