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Meaning of “fallacy” - Learner’s Dictionary

fallacy

noun [C, U]     /ˈfæləsi/
a belief that is not true or correct: It's a fallacy that problems will disappear if you ignore them.Faults and mistakesUnreal things and unreality
Translations of “fallacy”
in Arabic مُغالَطة…
in Korean 오류…
in Malaysian salah anggapan…
in French sophisme…
in Turkish yanılgı, yanlış kanı, safsata…
in Italian credenza errata…
in Chinese (Traditional) 謬見,謬論,謬誤…
in Russian заблуждение…
in Polish mit…
in Vietnamese ảo tưởng, nguỵ biện…
in Spanish falacia, sofisma…
in Portuguese engano, ilusão…
in Thai ความคิดที่ไม่ถูกต้อง…
in German der Trugschluß…
in Catalan idea falsa…
in Japanese 誤った考え…
in Indonesian kekeliruan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谬见,谬论…
(Definition of fallacy from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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