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1 pretend /prɪˈtɛnd/ verb
pretends; pretended; pretending
1 pretend
/prɪˈtɛnd/
verb
pretends; pretended; pretending
Learner's definition of PRETEND
: to act as if something is true when it is not true
[+ object]
[no object]
: to imagine and act out (a particular role, situation, etc.)
[+ object]
[no object]

pretend to

[phrasal verb]
pretend to (something) formal
: to claim that you have (something, such as a quality or ability)
usually used in negative statements

— pretended

adjective
2 pretend /prɪˈtɛnd/ adjective
2 pretend
/prɪˈtɛnd/
adjective
Learner's definition of PRETEND
informal
: not real : imaginary
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