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English definition of “window dressing”

window dressing

noun [U] (DECEIVING)    disapproving
things that are of no real importance and are said or done in order to make an attractive effect: Never mind the extra day's holiday, the free healthcare, and all the other window dressing in the company's offer - the point is, how much more money are we getting?Useless and futile
(Definition of window dressing noun (DECEIVING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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