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Meaning of “guise” in the English Dictionary

"guise" in British English

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guisenoun [U]

uk   us   /ɡaɪz/
the ​appearance of someone or something, ​especially when ​intended to ​deceive: The men who ​arrived in the guise ofdrugdealers were ​actuallyundercoverpoliceofficers. The ​company has been ​accused of ​trying to ​selltheirproducts under the guise ofmarketresearch.
(Definition of guise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"guise" in American English

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guisenoun [U]

 us   /ɡɑɪz/
the ​appearance of someone or something, esp. when ​intended to ​deceive: The men who ​arrived in the guise of ​criminals were ​actuallyundercoverpoliceofficers.
(Definition of guise from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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