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set·up

setup

 
pronunciation:
set uhp
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the particular arrangement or organization of the elements of something.
He has a comfortable office setup downtown.
definition 2: (informal) a situation arranged to have a particular deceptive outcome.
The customers thought they were getting a great deal on a property, but it was all a setup.When he was arrested for the crime, the man insisted to the police that it was a setup.
similar words:
betrayal, deception, hoax, scam
definition 3: in sports, a play by one player that allows another player to score a goal.
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