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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 Korean 오류…
in Arabic مُغالَطة…
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 Spanish falacia, sofisma…
in Portuguese engano, ilusão…
in German der Trugschluß…
in Catalan idea falsa…
in Japanese 誤った考え…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谬见,谬论…
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