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Definition 1: a complicated confidence game planned and executed with great care (especially an operation implemented by undercover agents to apprehend criminals) - [noun denoting act]

(sting operation is a kind of ...) a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

Definition 2: operation designed to catch a person committing a criminal act - [noun denoting act]

Samples where sting operation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the police conducted a sting operation

Synonyms for sting operation in the sense of this definition

(sting operation is a kind of ...) a planned activity involving many people performing various actions

"they organized a rescue operation" "the biggest police operation in French history" "running a restaurant is quite an operation" "consolidate the companies various operations"

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