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Meaning of “exaggeration” - Learner’s Dictionary

exaggeration

noun [C, U]     /ɪɡˌzædʒərˈeɪʃən/
the use of descriptions that say something is larger, better, worse, etc than it really is: a gross exaggeration of the factsExaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
Translations of “exaggeration”
in Korean 과장…
in Arabic مُبالَغة…
in Portuguese exagero…
in Catalan exageració…
in Japanese 誇張…
in Italian esagerazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誇張, 誇大, 言過其實…
in Russian преувеличение…
in Turkish abartı, mübalağa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 夸张, 夸大, 言过其实…
in Polish przesada…
(Definition of exaggeration from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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