window dressing

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These latest modifications are mere window dressing, the same problems remain.
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These latest modifications are mere window dressing, the same problems remain.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'window dressing':

window dressingA means of creating a deceptively favourable impression of something or someone; something for appearance only.
window dressingThe decorative display of retail merchandise in store windows.
window dressingThe goods and trimmings used in such display.
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