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verb [transitive]     dupe pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participleduping
past tenseduped
past participleduped
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  1. to trick someone into believing something that is not true or into doing something that is stupid or illegal

    Many voters now feel duped by the government.

    dupe someone into doing something:

    Henson duped the couple into letting him into their home.

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