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dummy

adjective [ before noun]
 
 
/ˈdʌmi/
made to seem real: He created a dummy magazine to show to potential publishers. To meet their monthly targets, salespeople placed dummy orders from friendly customers, cancelling them later.
LAW used to describe a company that is created in order to hide information, especially about who owns its assets: The agents set up dummy companies, acquire advanced computers, and then they quietly fold and go home, taking their hardware with them.
Translations of “dummy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 假的,仿製的…
in Russian ненастоящий, имитирующий что-либо настоящее…
in Turkish yapma şey, taklit, yalancı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 假的,仿制的…
in Polish sztuczny…
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