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untruth

noun uk   us   /ʌnˈtruːθ/
[C] a statement that is not true: It's not the first time that the paper has been in trouble for printing untruths about people's private lives. [U] the fact that something is not true: The untruth of this statement was immediately clear to me.
Translations of “untruth”
in Korean 거짓…
in Arabic كَذِب…
in Portuguese inverdade, mentira…
in Catalan mentida…
in Japanese うそ, いつわり…
in Italian falsità, menzogna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瞎話, 假話, 謊言…
in Russian ложь, неправда…
in Turkish yalan, uydurma, asılsız şey…
in Chinese (Simplified) 瞎话, 假话, 谎言…
in Polish nieprawda, kłamstwo…
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