Translation of "pretence" - English-Turkish dictionary

pretence

noun UK ( US pretense) uk us /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.
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.

(Translation of “pretence” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)