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Definition of trump verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they trump
    he / she / it trumps
    past simple trumped
    -ing form trumping
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  1. 1trump something (with something) (in some card games) to play a trump card that beats someone else's card
  2. 2trump something/somebody to beat something that someone says or does by saying or doing something even better They were trumped by another firm that made a lower bid.
  3. Phrasal Verbstrump somethingup
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: trump

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