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1scheme/ˈskiːm/noun
pluralschemes
1scheme
/ˈskiːm/
noun
pluralschemes
Learner's definition of SCHEME  
[count]
: a clever and often dishonest plan to do or get something
— see also pyramid scheme
chiefly British : an official plan or program of action
: the way that something is arranged or organized

the scheme of things

: the general way that things are organized and relate to each other
2scheme/ˈskiːm/verb
schemesschemedscheming
2scheme
/ˈskiːm/
verb
schemesschemedscheming
Learner's definition of SCHEME  
[no object]
: to make plans to do or get something in a secret and often dishonest way— often followed by to + verb

— schemer

noun,pluralschemers[count]
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