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Meaning of “fictitious” in the English Dictionary

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

"fictitious" in American English

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fictitiousadjective [not gradable]

 us   /fɪkˈtɪʃ·əs/
invented and not ​true or ​existing; ​false: He ​registered at the ​hotel under a fictitious ​name.
(Definition of fictitious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fictitious" in Business English

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fictitiousadjective

uk   us   /fɪkˈtɪʃəs/
not ​real: Executives ​invented fictitious ​sales to justify ​amountstransferredoffshore. Many of the ​internetcustomers had been giving fictitious ​names and ​addresses.
(Definition of fictitious from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fictitious”
in Arabic خَيالي…
in Korean 허구의…
in Portuguese fictício, imaginário…
in Catalan fictici…
in Japanese 架空の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 虚构的, 虚假的…
in Turkish uydurma, hayal mahsulü, hayalî…
in Russian вымышленный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 虛構的, 虛假的…
in Italian fittizio…
in Polish zmyślony, fikcyjny…
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