3 edition of Pretence found in the catalog.
Originally published: London : Hutchinson, 1956.
|Statement||(by) Roberta Leigh.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||308|
From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English pretence pre‧tence British English, pretense American English / prɪˈtens $ ˈpriːtens / noun [singular, uncountable] 1 PRETEND a way of behaving which is intended to make people believe something that is not true pretence that the pretence that the old system could be made to work pretence of/at (being/doing) something a pretence at. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Pretence Of Love by Carol Gregor, April 1, , harlequin edition, Paperback in English Pretence Of Love (April 1, edition) | Open LibraryPages:
pretense: 1 n the act of giving a false appearance Synonyms: feigning, pretence, pretending, simulation Types: show 6 types hide 6 types appearance, show pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression make-believe, pretend the enactment of a pretense affectation, affectedness, mannerism, pose a. Pretence is the spelling used in British English. English spelling can be confusing, especially when you realize that certain words are spelled differently by various English-speaking countries. You can read an article in a respectable paper like The Guardian, for example, .
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Pretense is quite a complex story—not exactly a family saga, since it only covers 2 generations, but a story of family relationships, especially the It took me a while to get into this novel. I usually only give a book 30 pages, but decided I’d give it up to /5.
‘This utterly engaging and thoroughly likeable book masquerades under the pretence of being a search for ‘the perfect meal’.’ ‘The suggestion that people are arbitrarily reliving the past and exploiting it under the pretense of creating art strikes her as an affront.’.
Pretence definition: A pretence is an action or way of behaving that is intended to make people believe | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. pretence (prē′tĕns′, prĭ-tĕns′) n.
Chiefly British Variant of pretense. pretence (prɪˈtɛns) or pretense n 1. the act of pretending 2. a false display; affectation 3. a claim, esp a false one, to a right, title, or distinction 4. make-believe or feigning 5. a false claim or allegation; pretext 6.
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Pretense definition is - a claim made or implied; especially: one not supported by fact. How to use pretense in a sentence. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Frivolous Pretence by Tracy Grant at Barnes & Noble.
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Brand: NYLA. Pretence definition, pretense. See more. "The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. pretence translate: intento de aparentar, engaño, pretexto.
Learn more in the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary. Pretence and pretense are different spellings of the same se is preferred in American English, while pretence is the preferred spelling in most other varieties of English, including British and Australian an English generally favors pretence over pretense, but the latter appears about a third of the time.
Explore Pretence Quotes by authors including Thomas Jefferson, James Russell Lowell, and Ai Weiwei at BrainyQuote. "If we can but prevent the government from wasting the labours of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy." - Thomas Jefferson.
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pretence (to doing something) I make no pretence to being an expert on the subject. Word Origin late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French pretense, based on medieval Latin pretensus ‘pretended’, alteration of Latin praetentus, from the verb praetendere ‘stretch forth, claim’, from prae ‘before’ + tendere ‘stretch’.
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Times, Sunday Times () We have had to take ourselves seriously in the past few years, maintaining the pretence of wanting to be a top-four club. Get this from a library! Pretence. [Roberta Leigh] COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library.pretence translate: pozory, pretekst.
Learn more in the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary.Pretense: the quality or state of appearing or trying to appear more important or more valuable than is the case. Synonyms: affectation, affectedness, grandiosity Antonyms: humility, modesty, unassumingness.