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Definition of ploy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    ploy

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    NAmE//plɔɪ//
     
     
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  1. 1words or actions that are carefully planned to get an advantage over someone else synonym maneuver
  2. 2 a clever marketing ploy ploy to do something It was all a ploy to distract attention from his real aims.
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