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English definition of “delude”

delude

verb [T]     /dɪˈluːd/
to make someone believe something that is not real or true : [often reflexive, + into + doing sth] She deluded herself into thinking she could win .Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
deluded adjective believing things that are not real or true True, real, false, and unreal
(Definition of delude verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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