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English definition of “charade”

charade

noun [C]     /ʃəˈrɑːd/ US  /ʃəˈreɪd/
a situation that is clearly false , but where people behave as if it is true or serious : The interview was just a charade.Dishonest
(Definition of charade noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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