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mirage

noun [C] uk   /mɪˈrɑːʒ/ us  
an image, produced by very hot air, of something that seems to be far away but does not really exist literary a hope or wish that has no chance of being achieved: Electoral victory is just a distant mirage.
Translations of “mirage”
in Spanish espejismo…
in French mirage…
in German die Luftspiegelung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海市蜃樓,蜃景,幻景, 幻想,妄想…
in Russian мираж…
in Turkish serap, ılgın…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海市蜃楼,蜃景,幻景, 幻想,妄想…
in Polish miraż…
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