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deceptiveadjective

uk   us   /dɪˈsep.tɪv/
deceptively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
The ​planseemed deceptively ​simple (= it ​seemedsimple but was not).
deceptiveness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of deceptive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deceptive”
in Arabic خادِع…
in Korean 속이는…
in Portuguese ilusório, enganoso…
in Catalan enganyós…
in Japanese 人を惑わせる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有欺骗性的,骗人的, 造成假象的…
in Turkish kandıran, aldatıcı, hilekâr…
in Russian обманный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有欺騙成分的,騙人的, 造成假像的…
in Italian ingannevole…
in Polish zwodniczy…
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