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artificial

adjective (PRODUCED)   /ˌɑr·t̬əˈfɪʃ·əl/
made by people, often as a copy of something natural: artificial flowers artificial grass an artificial leg artificiality    /ˌɑr·t̬əˌfɪʃ·iˈæl·ət̬·i/ noun [U] The actors were encouraged to speak in flat, speedy tones (= quality of the voice), reinforcing the artificiality of an already unreal-seeming piece. artificially    /ˌɑr·t̬əˈfɪʃ·ə·li/ adverb Those oranges have been artificially colored.
(Definition of artificial adjective (PRODUCED) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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