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illusion

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Some people seem to go through life standing at the complaint counter.
Fred Propp Jr.
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Noun

Singular
illusion

Plural
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illusion (s)
  1. (countable) Anything that seems to be something that it is not.
    • We saw what looked like a tiger among the trees, but it was an illusion caused by the shadows of the branches.
    • Using artificial additives, scientists can create the illusion of fruit flavours in food.
  2. (countable) A misapprehension; a belief in something that is in fact not true.
    • Jane has this illusion that John is in love with her.
  3. (countable) A magician’s trick.
  4. (uncountable) The fact of being an illusion (in any of the above senses).

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Danish

Noun

illusion c.

  1. illusion

French

Pronunciation

Noun

illusion f. (plural illusions)

  1. illusion

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