Definition of artifice in English:

artifice

Line breaks: arti|fice
Pronunciation: /ˈɑːtɪfɪs
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'workmanship'): from Old French, from Latin artificium, based on ars, art- 'art' + facere 'make'.

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