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Ru·se

 (ro͝o′sā)
A city of northeast Bulgaria on the Danube River south of Bucharest, Romania. Founded as a Roman fortress, it is today a major port and industrial center.

ruse

 (ro͞oz, ro͞os)
n.
A crafty stratagem; a subterfuge. See Synonyms at wile.

[Middle English, detour, dodging, from Old French, from ruser, to drive back; see rush1.]

ruse

(ruːz)
n
an action intended to mislead, deceive, or trick; stratagem
[C15: from Old French: trick, esp to evade capture, from ruser to retreat, from Latin recūsāre to refuse]

Ruse

(ˈruːseɪ)
n
(Placename) a city in NE Bulgaria, on the River Danube: the chief river port and one of the largest industrial centres in Bulgaria. Pop: 172 000 (2005 est)

ruse

(ruz)

n.
a trick, stratagem, or artifice: He used a ruse to get past the sentry.
[1375–1425; late Middle English: roundabout course < Middle French, derivative of ruser to retreat. See rush1]
syn: See trick.

Ru•se

(ˈru seɪ)

n.
a city in N Bulgaria, on the Danube. 172,782.

ruse

In military deception, a trick of war designed to deceive the adversary, usually involving the deliberate exposure of false information to the adversary's intelligence collection system.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ruse - a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)ruse - a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)
tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre, maneuver, manoeuvre - a move made to gain a tactical end

ruse

noun trick, deception, ploy, hoax, device, manoeuvre, dodge, sham, artifice, blind, subterfuge, stratagem, wile, imposture This was a ruse to divide them.

ruse

noun
An indirect, usually cunning means of gaining an end:
Informal: shenanigan, take-in.
Translations
حيلَه، خِدْعَه
lestúskočnostúskok
kneb
bragî, klækur
gudrībaviltīgs plāns

ruse

[ruːz] Nardid m, treta f, estratagema f

ruse

[ˈruːz] nruse f

ruse

nList f

ruse

[ruːz] n (frm) → stratagemma m, astuzia

ruse

(ruːz) noun
a clever trick or plan.
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The three industrial pig farms in Bulgariaas Rousse district where outbreaks of African Swine Fever were registered are awaiting 1.5 million BGN in compensation for the burial of culled animals and disinfection of the sites, reports BNT.
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Welcoming Mr David Rousse as the newly announced President of INDA, Pierre Wiertz, General Manager of EDANA, expressed congratulations on his appointment, underscoring the positive relationship and joint projects delivered by the two associations.
19 December 2012 - Russian mining and metals firm Mechel OAO (NYSE:MTL) said it had agreed to sell Bulgarian heating utility Toplofikatsia Rousse EAD, or TPP Rousse, to Toplofikatsia Pleven EAD in a deal worth some EUR27.7m (USD36.7m), based on the asset's equity value.
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More than 1200 Romanians from Bucharest's second district visited the Bulgarian town of Rousse on the Danube over three months, Dnevnik daily said.
The rarely performed Petrouchka, meanwhile, intrigued Sally Rousse, cofounder of James Sewell Ballet.