Meaning of “falsehood” in the English Dictionary

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"falsehood" in British English

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falsehoodnoun

uk /ˈfɒls.hʊd/ us /ˈfɑːls.hʊd/ formal

[ U ] lying:

She doesn't seem to understand the difference between truth and falsehood.

[ C ] a lie or a statement that is not correct

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

"falsehood" in American English

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falsehoodnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈfɔls·hʊd/

something that is not true; a lie

(Definition of “falsehood” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)