Definition of 'guise'
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In various guises they have been central to the human condition since prehistory. Times, Sunday Times (2016)From the perspective of welfare economics, isn't this the optimal solution to the problem of online abuse in its many guises? Times, Sunday Times (2016)For half a century the old story has reared its head in different guises. Times, Sunday Times (2015)None of the four teams have approached the performances they turned in when in their old guises. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The pursuit of power now appears on our screens in many guises. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She was a painter who had an eccentric taste for religion in its various guises. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Some call it a grammar school in another guise. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The impetus for this renewal of purpose has arrived in many guises. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Stress comes in many guises and disguises. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Charity takes many forms and philanthropists come in as many guises. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We also need to be very careful to ensure that referral fees do not appear in another guise. Times, Sunday Times (2011)No sooner has a problem supposedly been "solved" than it comes back again in a new guise. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Storage opportunities come in many guises. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Each transaction he undertook with Resolution in its previous guise doubled the size of the group. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The problem is coming back now, but in a different guise. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)They have been performing together in various guises for nearly 20 years. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The Goddess appears frequently in various guises in recorded history throughout the world. Dictionary of Mind, Body and Spirit (1994)But it emerges in another guise, often anonymously or from social media accounts under stolen identities. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It does come in various guises, though. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sixty photographic portraits chosen from more than 5,000 entries capture the face of contemporary society in its myriad different guises. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If it comes back, it will be in a different guise and there might be some demand for it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Perhaps the oddity is not his expected recall in a different guise, but his selection as a spinner in the first place. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I love sprouts in various guises, but this is a nice alternative. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Friends said his treatment would continue in'some guise or another '. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is funny how, in football management, similar challenges arrive in different guises. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was a guise he adopted to great effect, since it was both reassuring to clients and off-putting to opponents. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'guise'
British English: guise NOUN
You use guise to refer to the outward appearance or form of someone or something.
He turned up at a fancy dress Easter dance in the guise of a white rabbit.
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