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masquerade

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌmæs.kərˈeɪd/ us    /-kəˈreɪd/
behaviour that is intended to prevent the truth about something unpleasant or not wanted from becoming known: They kept up the masquerade of being happily married for over 30 years.
Translations of “masquerade”
in Spanish mascarada, farsa…
in French mascarade…
in German die Verstellung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偽裝, 掩飾…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伪装, 掩饰…
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