Meaning of “fictitious” in the English Dictionary

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"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 /fɪkˈtɪʃəs/ us

not real:

Executives invented fictitious sales to justify amounts transferred offshore.
Many of the internet customers had been giving fictitious names and addresses.

(Definition of “fictitious” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)