Definition of guise noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

guise

 noun
noun
NAmE//ɡaɪz//
 
 
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a way in which someone or something appears, often in a way that is different from usual or that hides the truth about them or it His speech presented racist ideas under the guise of nationalism. The story appears in different guises in different cultures. She had been invited to the conference in her guise as a professional counselor.
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