illusion translation | English-French dictionary

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illusion

  

      n   illusion    f     
→ We have an illusion of freedom.        
to be under the illusion that ...      nourrir l'illusion que ...  
→ I was under the illusion that she was meant to help me.        
to have no illusions about sth      ne se faire aucune illusion sur qch  
Nobody has any illusions about winning the war.      Personne ne se fait aucune illusion sur l'issue favorable de la guerre.  
to give the illusion of sth      (=impression)   donner l'illusion de qch  
→ Mirrors can give the illusion of extra space.        
→ The way she dressed gave the illusion that she was slim.        


optical illusion  
      n   illusion    f   d'optique
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
illusion n.
illusion

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
illusion d'optique
n.
syndrome d'illusion des sosies
[Med.]
exp.
donner l'illusion de qch
exp.
nourrir l'illusion que
exp.
nourrir l'illusion que ...
pr. part
caressant l'illusion
exp.
ne se faire aucune illusion sur qch
exp.
Personne ne se fait aucune illusion sur l'issue favorable de la guerre.
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'illusion' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
exp.
pure illusion
n.
optical illusion
v.
be under any illusion that ; be under the delusion that ; deceive oneself that
adj.
1. in trompe l'œil style ; bearing a trompe l'œil ; trompe l'œil 2. window-dressing ; smokescreen ; illusion ; make work
n.
realm of illusion
"illusion": examples and translations in context
European Union : the illusion of voluntarism - Thomas More Institute Union européenne : l'illusion du volontarisme - Institut Thomas More
3:40 MT: Magic creates the illusion of an impossible reality. 3:40 MT : La magie crée l'illusion d'une réalité impossible.
It reminds me of the concept of money illusion. Cela me rappelle la notion d'illusion monétaire.
On the one hand, it can blur the distinction between truth and illusion; D'un côté, cela peut évacuer la distinction entre la vérité et l’illusion;
Jesus, however, denounces this attitude as an illusion: Mais Jésus dénonce cette attitude comme une illusion:
In any event, it would be an illusion to think that history is made by laws. Du reste, il serait illusoire de penser que c'est le droit qui crée l'histoire.
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