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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 make-be·lieve /ˈmekbəˌliv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 make-be·lieve n. A feigning to believe, as in the play of children; a mere pretense; a fiction; an invention. “Childlike make-believe.”
    To forswear self-delusion and make-believe.   --M. Arnold.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Make-be·lieve, a.
 1. Feigned; insincere. Make-believe reverence.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : imagined as in a play; "the make-believe world of theater";
            "play money"; "dangling their legs in the water to
            catch pretend fish" [syn: pretend]
      n 1: imaginative intellectual play [syn: pretense, pretence]
      2: the enactment of a pretense; "it was just pretend" [syn: pretend]