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"spurious" in British English

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spuriousadjective

uk   /ˈspjʊə.ri.əs/  us   /ˈspjʊr.i-/
false and not what it ​appears to be, or (of ​reasons and ​judgments) ​based on something that has not been ​correctlyunderstood and ​thereforefalse: Some of the ​arguments in ​favour of ​shutting the ​factory are ​questionable and ​othersdownright spurious.
(Definition of spurious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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spuriousadjective

 us   /ˈspjʊər·i·əs/ fml
based on ​falsereasoning or ​information that is not ​true, and ​therefore not to be ​trusted: They made spurious ​claims of ​personalinjury.
(Definition of spurious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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