subterfuge
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈsʌbtəɹˌfjuː(d)ʒ/
Noun

subterfuge

  1. (countable) An indirect or deceptive device or stratagem; a blind. Refers especially to war and diplomatics.
    Overt subterfuge in a region nearly caused a minor accident.
  2. (uncountable) Deception; misrepresentation of the true nature of an activity.
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