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fictional

adjective uk   /ˈfɪk.ʃən.əl/ us  
C2 imaginary: a fictional story fictional characters
Translations of “fictional”
in Korean 허구적인…
in Arabic خَيالي…
in Portuguese ficcional, de ficçao…
in Catalan de ficció…
in Japanese 架空の, 小説の…
in Italian romanzato, romanzesco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 想像的, 虛構的…
in Russian вымышленный, литературный…
in Turkish sadece romanlarda olan, hayalî, düşsel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 想象的, 虚构的…
in Polish fikcyjny…
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