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pretence (British English) also: pretense (American English)
British English: /prɪˈtɛns/
American English: /ˈpriˌtɛns/
, /priˈtɛns/

Translation of pretence in Italian:

noun

  • 1 (false show) to make a pretence of something
    fingere qualcosa
    to make a pretence of doing
    fare finta di fare
    to make no pretence of something
    non fare mistero di qualcosa
    on o under the pretence of doing
    con il pretesto di fare
    under the pretence that …
    con la scusa che …
    to keep up, abandon the pretence of doing
    continuare a, smettere di fare finta di fare
    he spoke with no pretence at o of politeness
    parlò senza fare finta di essere educato

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