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fallacy

noun [C] uk   /ˈfæl.ə.si/ formal us  
an idea that a lot of people think is true but is in fact false: [+ that] It is a common fallacy that women are worse drivers than men.
Translations of “fallacy”
in Korean 오류…
in Arabic مُغالَطة…
in French sophisme…
in Turkish yanılgı, yanlış kanı, safsata…
in Italian credenza errata…
in Chinese (Traditional) 謬見,謬論,謬誤…
in Russian заблуждение…
in Polish mit…
in Spanish falacia, sofisma…
in Portuguese engano, ilusão…
in German der Trugschluß…
in Catalan idea falsa…
in Japanese 誤った考え…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谬见,谬论…
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