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See also: Illusion
- 1 English
- 2 Danish
- 3 French
- 4 Swedish
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪˈljuːʒən/, /ɪˈluːʒən/, /ɪˈluːzjən/
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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
Translations to be checked
Inflection of illusion
illusion f (plural illusions)
- “illusion” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
- an illusion
Declension of illusion