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pass off

verb

Definition of PASS OFF

transitive verb
1
:  to make public or offer for sale with intent to deceive
2
:  to give a false identity or character to

Examples of PASS OFF

  1. <the con man tried to pass off a piece of blue glass as a sapphire>

First Known Use of PASS OFF

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