Significado de “smokescreen” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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smokescreen en inglés británico

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smokescreennoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsməʊk.skriːn/ us /ˈsmoʊk.skriːn/

something that hides the truth about someone's intentions:

Instead of doing something about the problem, the city council is hiding behind a smokescreen of bureaucracy.

an artificial cloud of smoke that is used to hide the movements or positions of soldiers from the enemy

(Definición de smokescreen del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

smokescreen en inglés de negocios

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smokescreennoun [ C ]

also smoke-screen uk /ˈsməʊkskriːn/ us

something which hides the truth about someone's intentions:

a smokescreen for sth The name change is a smokescreen for something larger.
Some thought the decision to announce a change of direction was a smokescreen to cover the management's desire for the CEO's departure.

(Definición de smokescreen del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)