swindling

  • 1 swindling — index fraud, imposture, larceny, theft Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Swindling — Swindle Swin dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Swindled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swindling}.] [See {Swindler}.] To cheat defraud grossly, or with deliberate artifice; as, to swindle a man out of his property. [1913 Webster] Lammote . . . has swindled one of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 swindling — Cheating and defrauding with deliberate artifice. Usually applied to a transaction where the guilty party procures the delivery to him, under a pretended contract, of the personal property of another, with the felonious design of appropriating it …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 4 swindling — The acquisition of property or an instrument representing a valuable right by means of some device or fraudulent representation with intent to appropriate such property or instrument or to destroy or impair the right of the owner therein. 32 Am… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 5 swindling — swin·dle || swɪndl n. cheating, fraud, deception v. defraud, cheat, deceive, con …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 6 swindling — n. Knavery, cheating, rascality, roguery, imposture …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 7 swindling — swinˈdling noun and adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑swindle …

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  • 8 profit by swindling — index prey Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 cheating or swindling — As the words are ordinarily used, they relate to the fraudulent causing of pecuniary or property loss. United States v Cohn, 270 US 339, 346, 70 L Ed 606, 619, 46 S Ct 251 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 10 МОШЕННИЧЕСТВО С ЦЕННЫМИ БУМАГАМИ — SWINDLINGПродажа сомнительных или ничего не стоящих ценных бумаг путем предоставления ложной информации о их качестве. М. может иметь место путем размещения рекламы, обещающей большие прибыли, или путем распространения бесплатных проспектов,… …

    Энциклопедия банковского дела и финансов

  • 11 Swindle (chess) — In chess, a swindle is a ruse by which a player in a losing position tricks his opponent, and thereby achieves a win or draw instead of the expected loss.[1][2][3][4][5] It may also refer more generally to obtaining a win or draw from a clearly… …

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  • 12 Scientology as a state-recognized religion — The Church of Scientology pursues an extensive public relations campaign for the recognition of Scientology as a bona fide religion and cites numerous scholarly sources supporting its position. [cite web |url =… …

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  • 13 The Late Christopher Bean — is a comedy/drama by Sidney Howard, and was first published in 1932 under the title Muse of All Work. It was first performed at the Ford s Opera House in Baltimore on October 24, 1932. It would open a week later on Halloween at the Henry Miller s …

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  • 14 Winner Takes All (2000 film) — Infobox Film name = Winner Takes All caption = director = Clifton Ko producer = Raymond Wong writer = Clifton Ko Raymond Wong starring = Nicholas Tse Ruby Lin Alec Su Joey Yung Annie Wu Sam Hui Raymond Wong music = cinematography = editing =… …

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  • 15 swindle — [swin′dəl] vt. swindled, swindling [back form. < SWINDLER] 1. to get money or property from (another) under false pretenses; cheat; defraud 2. to get by false pretenses or fraud vi. to engage in swindling others n. an act of swindling; trick;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 bunco — Bunko Bun ko, n. [Sf. Sp. banco bank, banca a sort of game at cards. Cf. {Bank} (in the commercial sense).] A kind of swindling game or scheme, originally by means of cards or by a sham lottery, but now used for any swindling tactic. [Written… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Bunko — Bun ko, n. [Sf. Sp. banco bank, banca a sort of game at cards. Cf. {Bank} (in the commercial sense).] A kind of swindling game or scheme, originally by means of cards or by a sham lottery, but now used for any swindling tactic. [Written also… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 swindle — I. verb (swindled; swindling) Etymology: back formation from swindler, from German Schwindler giddy person, from schwindeln to be dizzy, from Old High German swintilōn, frequentative of swintan to diminish, vanish; akin to Old English swindan to… …

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  • 19 Frank Abagnale — Infobox Criminal subject name = Frank William Abagnale, Jr. image size = image caption = date of birth = birth date and age|1948|4|27 place of birth = Bronxville, New York, U.S. date of death = place of death = charge = fraud, forgery, swindling… …

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  • 20 Nabiki Tendo — Infobox animanga character color = lightgreen name = Nabiki Tendo series = Ranma ½ caption = Nabiki in the Anime first = Volume 1 last = creator = Rumiko Takahashi voiced by = Minami Takayama (Japanese) Angela Costain (English) Elaina Wotten… …

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