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English definition of “make-believe”

make-believe

noun [U]     /ˈmeɪk.bɪˌliːv/ disapproving
believing or imagining things that appear to be attractive or exciting , but are not real : The ideal of a perfectly fair society is just make-believe. He lives in a world of make-believe/make-believe world .Unreal things and unreality
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