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English definition of “pseud(o)-”

pseud(o)-

prefix     /sjuː.dəʊ/ US  /suː.doʊ/ disapproving
pretended and not real: pseudo-religious a pseudo-intellectualAffected and insincereFaking and pretending
(Definition of pseud(o)- prefix from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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