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Turkish translation of “pretentious”


adjective     /prɪˈtenʃəs/
trying to seem more important or clever than you really are
iddialı, gösterişli, kendini beğenmiş
a pretentious filmShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoastingAffected and insincere
(Definition of pretentious adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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