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smokescreen

noun [C]     /ˈsməʊk.skriːn/ US  /ˈsmoʊk-/
something which hides the truth about someone's intentions (用於掩蓋真實意圖的)煙幕 Instead of doing something about the problem, the council is hiding behind a smokescreen of bureaucracy. 市議會躲在官僚作風的煙幕後,卻不採取措施解決問題。 Hiding and disguising
an artificial cloud of smoke that is used to hide the movements or positions of soldiers from the enemy (戰鬥中用於隱蔽軍隊的行動和位置的)煙幕 War
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