Hindi translation of 'pretence'
pretence [ Am pretense]Word forms: pretences /prɪˈtens, Am ˈpriːtens प्रिˈटेन्स् Am ˈप्रीटेन्स्/
Word forms: pretences
1. variable noun
A pretence is a way of behaving that is intended to make people believe something that is not true.
William made a pretence of writing a note in his book.
If you do something under false pretences, you do it when people do not know the truth about you and your intentions.
He married her under false pretences. He wanted her money.
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Example Sentences Including 'pretence'
He had eased her into a seat on the board at Murphy's on the pretence that a feminine point of view was needed.Roses are for the Rich
The youngster sat himself in the saddle and made a pretence at riding the machine.When the Apricots Bloom
When everything you've believed in all your life turns out to be a big pretence.TICKLED PINK (2002)
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Translation of pretence from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary