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Definition of window dressing noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    window dressing

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  1. 1 the art of arranging goods in store windows in an attractive way
  2. 2(disapproving) the fact of doing or saying something in a way that creates a good impression but does not show the real facts The reforms are seen as window dressing.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: window dressing