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trump in Cards topic

trumptrump2 verb [transitive]  1 DGCto play a trump that beats someone else’s card in a game2 to do better than someone else in a situation when people are competing with each other By wearing a simple but stunning dress, she had trumped them all. trump something ↔ up→ See Verb table
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trumpIn the contest for national ascendancy, motherhood appeared to be trumping arms-bearing.Benckiser trumped Green's bid to buy the company.A family's decision for a woman to marry trumps her own decision to participate politically.When state department analysts are asked for their opinions, however, pragmatism will probably trump ideology.That easily trumped the 23 percent winnings turned in by the overall market.That you have trumped this up.Anxious to avoid indictment, peasants trumped up charges against their neighbors, while others accused their rivals of imaginary crimes.