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English definition of “fake”

fake

verb [T]     /feɪk/
COPY to copy something in order to deceive people : faked documents ForgeryCopying and copiesCopying and copiesForgeryFaking and pretending
PRETEND to pretend that you have a particular feeling or emotion : He said he was feeling sick , but he was just faking it.Faking and pretending
(Definition of fake verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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