deceptive

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈsɛptɪv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈsɛptɪv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di septiv)


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deceptive

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is deceptive in its [size, worth]
  2. is deceptive to [consumers, the public]
  3. [use, employ] deceptive [tactics, practices]
  4. deceptive [marketing, sales, business, advertising] (tactics)
  5. a deceptive [man, employer, salesman]
  6. deceptive and [unfair, misleading, manipulative, fraudulent, abusive]
  7. deceptive claims about
  8. deceptive [information, numbers, results]
  9. the [information] is deceptive
  10. a deceptive [amount, number] of
  11. a deceptive [statement, remark] (about)
  12. due to its deceptive nature
  13. would be deceptive to [say, suggest, think] (that)
  14. [advertising, looks, appearances, the sun] can be deceptive
  15. it looks [straight, right, far], but it can be deceptive
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