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myth

noun [C + that] (FALSE IDEA)    /mɪθ/ disapproving
C1 a commonly believed but false idea: Statistics disprove the myth that women are worse drivers than men.Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
(Definition of myth noun (FALSE IDEA) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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