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English definition of “spurious”

spurious

adjective     /ˈspjʊə.ri.əs/ US  /ˈspjʊr.i-/
false and not what it appears to be, or (of reasons and judgments ) based on something that has not been correctly understood and therefore false : Some of the arguments in favour of shutting the factory are questionable and others downright spurious.WrongTrue, real, false, and unreal
(Definition of spurious adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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