pretence UK ( US pretense) /prɪˈtens/ noun
› [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.1054
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.10431054