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English definition of “falsely”

falsely

adverb uk   /ˈfɒls.li/ us    /ˈfɑːls-/

falsely adverb (NOT TRUE)

in a way that is not true: He claimed, falsely, that he was married.

falsely adverb (NOT CORRECTLY)

wrongly: She was falsely accused of shoplifting.

falsely adverb (NOT SINCERELY)

disapproving in a way that is not sincere: She tends to adopt a falsely cheerful tone when she's upset about something.
(Definition of falsely from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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