delusion Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “delusion” in the English Dictionary

"delusion" in British English

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delusionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /dɪˈluː.ʒən/
belief in something that is not ​true: [+ that] He's under the delusion that he will be ​promoted this ​year.
(Definition of delusion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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delusionnoun [C]

 us   /dɪˈlu·ʒən/
something a ​personbelieves and ​wants to be ​true, when it is ​actually not ​true: [C] We have no delusions that these ​kids are going to ​playprobasketball, but they are having ​fun.
(Definition of delusion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “delusion”
in Chinese (Simplified) 幻想, 错觉…
in Turkish hile, aldatma, oyun…
in Russian заблуждение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幻想, 錯覺…
in Polish złudzenie…
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