Meaning of “artifice” in the English Dictionary

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"artifice" in British English

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artificenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈɑː.tɪ.fɪs/ us /ˈɑːr.t̬ə.fɪs/ formal

(the use of) a clever trick or something intended to deceive:

Amazingly for Hollywood, she seems almost entirely without artifice.

(Definition of “artifice” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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