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 us   /ˈfæn·sə·fəl/
not ​realistic: fanciful ​ideas/​notions
(Definition of fanciful from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fanciful”
in Chinese (Simplified) 空想的, 想象的…
in Turkish hayalci, hayalper, düşsel…
in Russian выдуманный, причудливый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空想的, 想像的…
in Polish fantastyczny…
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