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illusion

noun [C]  /ɪˈlu·ʒən/ us  
an idea or belief that is not true, or something that is not what it seems to be: We have no illusions about how difficult the job will be. [+ that clause] I was under the illusion that trains ran frequently on weekends (= I wrongly believed this). They managed to create the illusion of space in a tiny apartment.
illusory
adjective  /ɪˈlu·sə·ri, -zə·ri/ us  
Her fears were illusory.
Translations of “illusion”
in Korean 환상…
in Arabic وَهْم…
in French illusion…
in Turkish hayal, hülya, kuruntu…
in Italian illusione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幻覺,幻想, 假像,錯覺…
in Russian иллюзия, обман, впечатление…
in Polish złudzenie, iluzja…
in Spanish ilusión…
in Portuguese ilusão…
in German die Täuschung…
in Catalan il·lusió…
in Japanese 錯覚…
in Chinese (Simplified) 幻觉,幻想, 假象,错觉…
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