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English definition of “masquerade as sb/sth”

masquerade as sb/sth

phrasal verb with masquerade     /ˌmæs.kərˈeɪd/ US  /-kəˈreɪd/ verb
to pretend or appear to be someone or something: Hooligans masquerading as football fans have once again caused disturbances.Faking and pretending
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