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  1. bilk

    • IPA[bilk]

    美式

    • v.
      obtain or withhold money from (someone) by deceit or without justification; cheat or defraud;obtain (money) fraudulently
    • verb: bilk, 3rd person present: bilks, gerund or present participle: bilking, past tense: bilked, past participle: bilked

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. informal obtain or withhold money from (someone) by deceit or without justification; cheat or defraud an apparently benevolent elderly gentleman bilked me of twenty dollars
    • obtain (money) fraudulently some businesses bilk thousands of dollars from unsuspecting elderly consumers
    • 2. archaic evade; elude I ducked into the pantry, bilking Edward for the third time this week
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    • IPA[bɪlk]

    英式

    • v.
      obtain or withhold money from (someone) unfairly or by deceit; cheat or defraud: an apparently benevolent elderly gentleman bilked me of twenty dollars

    Oxford Dictionary