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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “smokescreen”

smokescreen

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsməʊk.skriːn/ US  /ˈsmoʊk-/
something which hides the truth about someone's intentions
(用於掩蓋真實意圖的)煙幕
Instead of doing something about the problem, the council is hiding behind a smokescreen of bureaucracy.
市議會躲在官僚作風的煙幕後,卻不採取措施解決問題。
Hiding and disguising
an artificial cloud of smoke that is used to hide the movements or positions of soldiers from the enemy
(戰鬥中用於隱蔽軍隊的行動和位置的)煙幕
War
(Definition of smokescreen from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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