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pretence

noun UK ( US pretense)
 
 
/prɪˈtens/
[U] when you make someone believe something that is not true
sahte tavır, numara, yapmacık, kandırmaca
I can't keep up the pretence (= continue pretending) any longer. They made absolutely no pretence of being interested.Faking and pretending
under false pretences If you do something under false pretences, you do it when you have lied about who you are or what you are doing.
hile ile, sahtekârlıkla, numara yaparak
The police charged him with obtaining money under false pretences.DishonestFaking and pretending
Translations of “pretence”
in Korean 가식…
in Arabic تَظاهُر…
in Portuguese pretenso, tentativa de aparentar…
in Catalan engany, simulació…
in Japanese (英)ふり, 見せかけ…
in Italian finzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 假裝, 偽稱, 虛偽的表現…
in Russian притворство, обман…
in Chinese (Simplified) 假装, 伪称, 虚伪的表现…
in Polish pozory, pretekst…
(Definition of pretence from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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