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fallacynoun [C]

 us   /ˈfæl·ə·si/
a ​falsebelief: [+ that clause] It is a ​common fallacy that only men are good at ​math.
fallacious
adjective [not gradable]  us   /fəˈleɪ·ʃəs/
a fallacious ​argument
(Definition of fallacy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fallacy”
in Korean 오류…
in Arabic مُغالَطة…
in Malaysian salah anggapan…
in French sophisme…
in Russian заблуждение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 謬見,謬論,謬誤…
in Italian credenza errata…
in Turkish yanılgı, yanlış kanı, safsata…
in Polish mit…
in Spanish falacia, sofisma…
in Vietnamese ảo tưởng, nguỵ biện…
in Portuguese engano, ilusão…
in Thai ความคิดที่ไม่ถูกต้อง…
in German der Trugschluß…
in Catalan idea falsa…
in Japanese 誤った考え…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谬见,谬论…
in Indonesian kekeliruan…
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