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verb [transitive] formal belie pronunciation in British English /bɪˈlaɪ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybelie
he/she/itbelies
present participlebelying
past tensebelied
past participlebelied
  1. 1
    to make someone or something appear to be different from how they really are
    Her youthful appearance belies her age.
  2. 2
    to seem to show that a promise, hope, statement etc is not true
    The recent bombings belie claims that progress is being made in the peace talks.

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