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mirage

noun [C] uk   us   /mɪˈrɑːʒ/
an image, produced by very hot air, of something that seems to be far away but does not really exist literary a hope or wish that has no chance of being achieved: Electoral victory is just a distant mirage.
Translations of “mirage”
in Vietnamese ảo ảnh…
in Spanish espejismo…
in Thai ภาพลวงตา…
in Malaysian logamaya…
in French mirage…
in German die Luftspiegelung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海市蜃樓,蜃景,幻景, 幻想,妄想…
in Indonesian fatamorgana…
in Russian мираж…
in Turkish serap, ılgın…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海市蜃楼,蜃景,幻景, 幻想,妄想…
in Polish miraż…
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