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noun [C] uk   /ˈhɪp.ə.krɪt/ disapproving us  
someone who says they have particular moral beliefs but behaves in way that shows these are not sincere: He's a hypocrite - he's always lecturing other people on the environment but he drives around in a huge great car.Dishonest peopleLies, lying and hypocrisyCheating and tricking
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