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English definition of “hypocrisy”

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
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