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fictitious

adjective
 
 
/fɪkˈtɪʃəs/
not real: Executives invented fictitious sales to justify amounts transferred offshore. Many of the internet customers had been giving fictitious names and addresses.
Translations of “fictitious”
in Korean 허구의…
in Arabic خَيالي…
in Portuguese fictício, imaginário…
in Catalan fictici…
in Japanese 架空の…
in Italian fittizio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 虛構的, 虛假的…
in Russian вымышленный…
in Turkish uydurma, hayal mahsulü, hayalî…
in Chinese (Simplified) 虚构的, 虚假的…
in Polish zmyślony, fikcyjny…
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