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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 documentsTrue, 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
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