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trumps

/ (trʌmps) /
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pl n
(sometimes singular) cards any one of the four suits, decided by cutting or bidding, that outranks all the other suits for the duration of a deal or game
turn up trumps (of a person) to bring about a happy or successful conclusion (to an event, problem, etc), esp unexpectedly
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