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artificialadjective

uk   /ˌɑː.tɪˈfɪʃ.əl/  us   /ˌɑːr.t̬ɪ-/
B2 made by people, often as a copy of something natural: clothes made of artificial fibres an artificial heart an artificial lake artificial fur/sweeteners/flowersC2 disapproving not sincere: Their cheerfulness seemed rather strained and artificial.
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artificiality
noun [U] uk   /ˌɑː.tɪˌfɪʃ.iˈæl.ɪ.ti/  us   /ˌɑːr.t̬ɪˌfɪʃ.iˈæl.ə.t̬i/
artificially
adverb uk   us   /-i/
B2 Most mushrooms sold in supermarkets have been grown artificially (= not in natural conditions) in manure.
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