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illusion

noun uk   /ɪˈluː.ʒən/ us  
C2 [C or U] an idea or belief that is not true: He had no illusions about his talents as a singer. I'm under no illusions (= I understand the truth) about the man I married. My boss is labouring under the illusion that (= wrongly believes that) the project will be completed on time.C2 [C] something that is not really what it seems to be: A large mirror in a room can create the illusion of space. The impression of calm in the office is just an illusion.
Translations of “illusion”
in Korean 환상…
in Arabic وَهْم…
in French illusion…
in Turkish hayal, hülya, kuruntu…
in Italian illusione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幻覺,幻想, 假像,錯覺…
in Russian иллюзия, обман, впечатление…
in Polish złudzenie, iluzja…
in Spanish ilusión…
in Portuguese ilusão…
in German die Täuschung…
in Catalan il·lusió…
in Japanese 錯覚…
in Chinese (Simplified) 幻觉,幻想, 假象,错觉…
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