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Meaning of “delude” in the English Dictionary

"delude" in British English

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deludeverb [T]

uk   us   /dɪˈluːd/
to make someone ​believe something that is not ​true: He's deluding himself if he ​thinks he's going to be ​promoted this ​year.
(Definition of delude from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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deludeverb [T]

 us   /dɪˈlud/
to ​fool yourself into ​believing something is ​true because you ​want it to be ​true, when it is ​actually not ​true: He’s deluding himself if he ​thinks he’s going to get that ​promotion.
(Definition of delude from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “delude”
in Spanish engañar…
in Vietnamese lừa dối ai…
in Malaysian memperdaya…
in Thai หลอกลวง…
in French (se) tromper…
in German sich vormachen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欺骗,蒙骗…
in Turkish inandırmak, kandırmak, aldatma…
in Russian обманывать…
in Indonesian menipu…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欺騙,矇騙…
in Polish łudzić, oszukiwać…
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