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English definition of “false”

false

adjective     /fɔːls/
NOT TRUE B1 not true or correct : a false name Many rumours about her life were later proved to be false.True, real, false, and unrealWrong
NOT REAL B2 not real , but made to look or seem real : false teeth false documents True, real, false, and unrealNatural and artificialCopying and copiesForgeryCheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
NOT SINCERE not sincere or expressing real emotions : false promises I hate the way he smiles at everyone. It's so false.True, real, false, and unrealAffected and insincere
falsely adverb
(Definition of false adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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