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Meaning of “hypocrisy” - Learner’s Dictionary

hypocrisy

noun [C, U]     /hɪˈpɒkrəsi/
behaviour which shows that someone does not really believe something that they say they believe or that is the opposite of what they do or say at another timeLies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
Translations of “hypocrisy”
in Spanish hipocresía…
in Vietnamese đạo đức giả…
in Thai ความเจ้าเล่ห์หลอกลวง…
in Malaysian kepura-puraan…
in French hypocrisie…
in German die Heuchelei…
in Indonesian kemunafikan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 虚伪,伪善…
in Turkish iki yüzlülük, riyakârlık, mürailik…
in Russian лицемерие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 虛偽,偽善…
in Polish hipokryzja…
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