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Any secret behavioural strategy or device for the entrapment of wrongdoers or miscreants, such as the use of an ultraviolet security marker to label personal property with an inscription that is invisible under ordinary light, or the insertion of a digital signature into text to deter plagiarism. [From cla(ndestine) mon(ition), a furtive or concealed warning, from Latin clandestinus concealed or hidden, from clam secretly + monere, monitum to warn or advise]

Subjects: Psychology.

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