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verb [transitive] delude pronunciation in American English /dɪˈlud/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theydelude
he/she/itdeludes
present participledeluding
past tensedeluded
past participledeluded
  1. to make someone think something that is not true

    The government should not be deluded into thinking that it is popular.

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