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English-German translation for: pretence
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Dictionary English German: pretence

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English German
NOUN   a pretence | pretences
SYNO   pretence | pretense | pretension ... 
pretence [Br.]
Vorwand {m}
pretence [Br.]
Vortäuschung {f}
pretence [Br.]
Heuchelei {f} [pej.]
pretence [Br.]
Schein {m} [Vortäuschung]
pretence [Br.]
Anspruch {m} [Anschein, Vorgeben]
pretence [Br.]
Vorspiegelung {f}
pretence [Br.]
Verstellung {f}
pretence [Br.]Scheingrund {m}
2 Words: Others
in pretence {adv}zum Schein
only pretence {adv} [Br.]nur vorgespielt
without pretence {adj} {adv} [Br.]ohne Anmaßung [im Auftreten einer Person]
2 Words: Nouns
false pretencefalsche Vorstellung {f}
false pretencefalscher Vorwand {m}
false pretenceunrichtige Angabe {f}
3 Words: Others
free from pretence {adj}frei von Ansprüchen
3 Words: Verbs
to drop all pretence [Br.]die Maske ablegen [Redewendung]
to drop all pretence [Br.]die Maske abnehmen [Redewendung]
3 Words: Nouns
a mere pretence [Br.](doch) bloß ein Vorwand {m}
a mere pretence [Br.](doch) nur ein Vorwand {m}
4 Words: Others
It is only pretence. [Br.]Es ist nur vorgespielt.
on the slightest pretence {adv} [Br.]beim geringsten Anlass
under pretence of doing sth. {adv} [Br.]unter dem Vorwand, etw. tun zu wollen
4 Words: Verbs
to make no pretence (to sth.)keinen Anspruch (auf etw.Akk.) erheben
to make no pretence of sth.etw. nicht verhehlen
to make no pretence of sth. [Br.]mit etw.Dat. nicht hinter dem Berg halten [Redewendung]
to make no pretence of sth. [idiom]kein Hehl aus etw.Dat. machen [Redewendung]
to make no pretence of sth. [make no secret of sth.] [idiom]keinen Hehl aus etw.Dat. machen [Redewendung]
5+ Words: Others
under the pretence of friendship {adv} [Br.]unter dem Deckmantel der Freundschaft [fig.]
under the pretence of helping {adv} [Br.]unter dem Vorwand, helfen zu wollen
with a pretence of being interested {adv} [Br.]mit gespieltem Interesse
5+ Words: Verbs
to abandon all pretence of doing sth.noch nicht mal mehr so tun, als würde man etw. tun
to give up a pretence of sth.etw. nicht länger vortäuschen
to keep up a pretence of sth. [Br.]den Anschein einer Sache wahren
to maintain a pretence of democracyden Schein der Demokratie wahren
to make a pretence of doing sth.(nur) so tun, als ob man etw. tut
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