Hindi translation of pretence
pretencePowered by COBUILD [Am pretense]Word forms: pretences /prɪˈtens, Am ˈpriːtens प्रिˈटेन्स् Am ˈप्रीटेन्स्/
Word forms: pretences
Definitions and Translations
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