Meaning of 託つける in Japanese

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Definition of 託つける

  1. (v1, vt) to use as an excuse; to pretend that; to use something as an excuse; to make something the pretext (for)

    愛国心にかこつけて多くの殺人が行われてきた。
    Many murders have been committed in the name of patriotism.

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