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deceit

División en sílabas: de·ceit
Pronunciación: /dəˈsēt
 
/

Definición de deceit en inglés:

sustantivo

The action or practice of deceiving someone by concealing or misrepresenting the truth: a web of deceit a series of lies and deceits
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I can't take the lies and deceit anymore, the truth had to come out sometime and here it is.
  • He argued that ‘hidden beneath the polished exterior of modern democracy are deceit, violence, corruption, mendacity, hypocrisy and oppression of the poor’.
  • It's time for a new politics of genuine social justice for all the peoples of the world; not the chicanery, deceit and lies to which we've been treated to in the last weeks and months.
Sinónimos
informal crookedness, monkey business, monkeyshines
sham, fraud, pretense, hoax, fake, blind, artifice;
cheat, swindle
informal con, setup, scam, flimflam, bunco

Origen

Middle English: from Old French, past participle (used as a noun) of deceveir 'deceive'.

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