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guise

Pronunciation: /gaɪz/

Translation of guise in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • in the guise of a monk/woman disfrazado de monje/mujer in many different guises de muchas formas distintas in a new/different guise con aspecto nuevo/distinto under the guise of virtue bajo capa de virtud [literary/literario]
    Example sentences
    • The pattern of ceremonial appearance in the guise of a god is not restricted to females.
    • Martin, we have grown accustomed to seeing your pantomime stooge adopting all manner of superhero guises.
    • Each assumes several guises as they portray several characters in order to tell the tale of one central character.

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