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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -pretense-, *pretense*.
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
pretense    [N] พฤติกรรมที่ไม่จริงใจ, See also: การเสแสร้ง, Syn. deceit, falsification, Ant. honesty, sincerity

ตัวอย่างประโยคจาก Tanaka JP-EN Corpus
pretenseHe made a pretense of knowing my father.

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
pretense(พรีเทนซฺ') n. = pretence (ดู)

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
pretense(n) ข้ออ้าง,มารยา,การแกล้งทำ,การเสแสร้ง

Thai-English-French: Volubilis Dictionary 1.0
คำแก้ตัว[n.] (khamkaētūa) EN: excuse ; pretext ; plea ; defense ; alibi ; pretense   FR: excuse [f] ; prétexte [m] ; alibi [m]
แสร้ง[v.] (saērong) EN: pretend ; feign ; make a pretense (of)   FR: feindre (de) ; faire semblant (de)
ตลกบริโภค[X] (talok boriphōk) EN: be a joke for eating ; sponge on s.o. ; get sth under false pretenses   
ตลกแดก[v. exp.] (talok daēk) EN: sponge on s.o. ; get sth under false pretenses   

CMU English Pronouncing Dictionary

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
仮託[かたく, kataku] (n,vs) pretext; pretense; pretence [Add to Longdo]
外連[けれん, keren] (n) playing to the gallery; showing off; pretence; pretense [Add to Longdo]
偽悪[ぎあく, giaku] (n) pretense of evil; pretence of evil [Add to Longdo]
虚像[きょぞう, kyozou] (n,adj-no) virtual image; pretense; pretence [Add to Longdo]
矯飾[きょうしょく, kyoushoku] (n,vs) affectation; pretense; pretence [Add to Longdo]
見せ掛け(P);見せかけ[みせかけ, misekake] (n) seeming; pose; show; pretense; (P) [Add to Longdo]
御為ごかし;お為ごかし[おためごかし, otamegokashi] (n) self-aggrandizement under pretense of aiding another (aggrandisement, pretence) [Add to Longdo]
出し(P);出汁[だし(P);ダシ, dashi (P); dashi] (n) (1) (uk) dashi (Japanese soup stock made from fish and kelp); (2) (出し only) pretext; excuse; pretense (pretence); dupe; front man; (P) [Add to Longdo]
振り(P);風[ふり, furi] (n,ctr) (1) swing; shake; wave; swinging; (n) (2) (uk) appearance; behaviour; (3) (uk) pretence (pretense); show; (4) (uk) lacking a reservation or introduction (at a restaurant, etc.); (5) postures (of a dance); (6) unsewn part of a hanging sleeve on a traditional Japanese woman's garment; (suf,ctr) (7) counter for swords, blades, etc.; (P) [Add to Longdo]
真似[まね, mane] (n,vs) mimicry; imitation; behavior; behaviour; pretense; pretence; (P) [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Pretense \Pre*tense"\, Pretence \Pre*tence\, n. [LL. praetensus,
     for L. praetentus, p. p. of praetendere. See {Pretend}, and
     cf. {Tension}.]
     1. The act of laying claim; the claim laid; assumption;
        pretension. --Spenser.
        [1913 Webster]
              Primogeniture can not have any pretense to a right
              of solely inheriting property or power. --Locke.
        [1913 Webster]
              I went to Lambeth with Sir R. Brown's pretense to
              the wardenship of Merton College, Oxford. --Evelyn.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. The act of holding out, or offering, to others something
        false or feigned; presentation of what is deceptive or
        hypocritical; deception by showing what is unreal and
        concealing what is real; false show; simulation; as,
        pretense of illness; under pretense of patriotism; on
        pretense of revenging C[ae]sar's death.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. That which is pretended; false, deceptive, or hypocritical
        show, argument, or reason; pretext; feint.
        [1913 Webster]
              Let not the Trojans, with a feigned pretense
              Of proffered peace, delude the Latian prince.
        [1913 Webster]
     4. Intention; design. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
              A very pretense and purpose of unkindness. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
     Note: See the {Note} under {Offense}.
           [1913 Webster]
     Syn: Mask; appearance; color; show; pretext; excuse.
     Usage: {Pretense}, {Pretext}. A pretense is something held
            out as real when it is not so, thus falsifying the
            truth. A pretext is something woven up in order to
            cover or conceal one's true motives, feelings, or
            reasons. Pretext is often, but not always, used in a
            bad sense.
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was
           only pretending" [syn: {pretense}, {pretence},
           {pretending}, {simulation}, {feigning}]
      2: pretending with intention to deceive [syn: {pretense},
         {pretence}, {feigning}, {dissembling}]
      3: imaginative intellectual play [syn: {pretense}, {pretence},
      4: a false or unsupportable quality [syn: {pretension},
         {pretense}, {pretence}]
      5: an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of
         friendship he betrayed them" [syn: {guise}, {pretense},
         {pretence}, {pretext}]

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