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Meaning of “bogus” in the English Dictionary

"bogus" in British English

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bogusadjective

uk   /ˈbəʊ.ɡəs/  us   /ˈboʊ-/
(Definition of bogus from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bogus" in American English

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bogusadjective

 us   /ˈboʊ·ɡəs/
(of something) not what it ​appears or ​claims to be; ​false but made to ​lookreal: He was ​arrested and ​charged with ​carrying a bogus ​passport.
(Definition of bogus from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"bogus" in Business English

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bogusadjective

uk   us   /ˈbəʊɡəs/
not ​real, or existing only in ​order to ​deceivepeople: People were tricked into ​enteringpersonalinformation on to a bogus ​website. a bogus ​address/​bankaccount
(Definition of bogus from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bogus”
in Spanish falso…
in Vietnamese giả…
in Malaysian palsu…
in Thai ไม่แท้…
in French faux…
in German unecht…
in Chinese (Simplified) 假的, 假冒的,伪造的, 非法的…
in Turkish düzmece, sahte…
in Russian фальшивый…
in Indonesian palsu…
in Chinese (Traditional) 假的, 假冒的,僞造的, 非法的…
in Polish fałszywy…
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