Meaning of “bogus” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “bogus” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bogus" in American English

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us /ˈboʊ·ɡəs/

(of something) not what it appears or claims to be; false but made to look real:

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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uk /ˈbəʊɡəs/ us

not real, or existing only in order to deceive people:

People were tricked into entering personal information on to a bogus website.

(Definition of “bogus” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)