Translation of "smokescreen" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

smokescreen

noun [ C ] uk us /ˈsməʊk.skriːn/ US  /ˈsmoʊk-/

something which hides the truth about someone's intentions

(用于掩盖真实意图的)烟幕
Instead of doing something about the problem, the council is hiding behind a smokescreen of bureaucracy. 市政会躲在幕后,官僚作风十足,却不采取措施解决问题。

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

(战斗中用于隐蔽军队的行动和位置的)烟幕

(Translation of “smokescreen” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)