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Definition 1: an action intended to conceal or confuse or obscure - [noun denoting act]

Samples where smokescreen or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • requesting new powers of surveillance is just a smokescreen to hide their failures

Synonyms for smokescreen in the sense of this definition

(smokescreen is a kind of ...) the activity of keeping something secret

Definition 2: (military) screen consisting of a cloud of smoke that obscures movements - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for smokescreen in the sense of this definition

(smokescreen is a kind of ...) a protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame

"they put screens in the windows for protection against insects" "a metal screen protected the observers"

(smokescreen belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

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