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See also: Illusion
- 1 English
- 2 Danish
- 3 French
- 4 Swedish
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪˈljuːʒən/, /ɪˈluːʒən/, /ɪˈluːzjən/
- (General American) IPA(key): [ɪˈluː.ʒən]
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- Rhymes: -uːʒən
- (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.
- (countable) A misapprehension; a belief in something that is in fact not true.
- Jane has this illusion that John is in love with her.
- (countable) A magician’s trick.
- (uncountable) The state of being deceived or misled.
- (the state of being deceived or misled): misapprehension
anything that seems to be something that it is not
belief in something that is in fact not true
state of being misled or deceived
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Declension of illusion
illusion f (plural illusions)
- “illusion” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
- an illusion
|Inflection of illusion|