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blind

3 noun
     
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blind3 [countable]
1DHH also (window) shade American English a covering, especially one made of cloth, that can be rolled up and down to cover a window inside a building:
The blinds were drawn (=pulled down) to protect the new furniture from the sun.
roller blind, Venetian blind
2 American EnglishDSOHB a small shelter where you can watch birds or animals without being seen by them [= hide British English]
3 [singular] a trick or excuse to stop someone from discovering the truth

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