1 (arch 古) style of dress 装束
*in the guise of a knight 作骑士装束.
2 outward manner or appearance, esp put on in order to conceal the truth 态度; 相貌; （尤指）伪装
*under the guise (ie pretence) of friendship 以友谊为掩饰
* an ancient tale which appears in various guises in several European languages 以几种欧洲语言叙述的一个古老故事.
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old Frenc]
formal the way someone or something appears to be, which hides the truth or is only temporary
in/under the guise of sth
They operated a drug-smuggling business under the guise of an employment agency.
It's the same ideas in a different guise.
1. They exploited us under the guise of friendship. 他们在友谊的幌子下剥削我们。