Meaning of “hypocrisy” in the English Dictionary

"hypocrisy" in English

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hypocrisynoun [ U ]

uk /hɪˈpɒk.rɪ.si/ us /hɪˈpɑː.krə.si/ disapproving

C2 a situation in which someone pretends to believe something that they do not really believe, or that is the opposite of what they do or say at another time:

There's one rule for her and another rule for everyone else and it's sheer hypocrisy.

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

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hypocrisynoun [ U ]

us /hɪˈpɑk·rə·si/ disapproving

pretending to be what you are not, or pretending to believe something that you do not:

Critics are accusing him of hypocrisy and deceit.
hypocrite
noun [ C ] us /ˈhɪp·əˌkrɪt/

The biggest hypocrites in sports are owners who yell about playerssalaries.
hypocritical
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˌhɪp·əˈkrɪt̬·ɪ·kəl/

It’s hypocritical for him to criticize her for doing the same things that he does.

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hypocrisy

This, then, is hypocrisy, self-interest and presumption.
Tomorrow, then, we will be putting our amendments to a vote by roll call in order to expose your hypocrisy to the public gaze.
Condemnation in word only is hypocrisy.
The notion of ‘all power to the imagination’ has been replaced today by ‘all power to hypocrisy’, and it is very clear what is happening.
The hypocrisy becomes crystal clear from the anti-tobacco rather than the anti-smoking campaign, at a time when the cultivation of modified crops is being promoted.
Is not this hypocrisy?
They are a people who, in the face of the hypocrisy of the international community, the occupation and terror, are fighting for their continuing existence.
Some people speak of hypocrisy.
I do not know if this is a case of hypocrisy or someone's idea of a joke, but in any case it is certainly short-sighted.
In the light of all this, the report's appeal for 'non-militarisation' of space - typical proof of the outrageous duplicity of imperialist political mouthpieces - is the utmost hypocrisy.