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deceptive

adjective uk   us   /dɪˈsep.tɪv/
C2 making you believe something that is not true: It's deceptive - from the outside the building looks small, but inside it's very big.
deceptively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
The plan seemed deceptively simple (= it seemed simple but was not).
deceptiveness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “deceptive”
in Korean 속이는…
in Arabic خادِع…
in Portuguese ilusório, enganoso…
in Catalan enganyós…
in Japanese 人を惑わせる…
in Italian ingannevole…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有欺騙成分的,騙人的, 造成假像的…
in Russian обманный…
in Turkish kandıran, aldatıcı, hilekâr…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有欺骗性的,骗人的, 造成假象的…
in Polish zwodniczy…
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