falsely Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “falsely” in the English Dictionary

"falsely" in British English

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uk   /ˈfɒls.li/  us   /ˈfɑːls-/

falsely adverb (NOT TRUE)

in a way that is not ​true: He ​claimed, falsely, that he was ​married.

falsely adverb (NOT CORRECTLY)

wrongly: She was falsely ​accused of ​shoplifting.

falsely adverb (NOT SINCERELY)

disapproving in a way that is not ​sincere: She ​tends to ​adopt a falsely ​cheerfultone when she's ​upset about something.
(Definition of falsely from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “falsely”
in Arabic زورا…
in Korean 거짓으로…
in Portuguese falsamente…
in Catalan falsament…
in Japanese 間違って…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不真实地, 虚假地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不真實地, 虛假地…
in Italian falsamente…
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