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fiction

noun
 
 
/ˈfɪkʃən/
STORIES [U] B1 literature and stories about imaginary people or events: What's the best-selling children's fiction title? → Opposite nonfictionTypes of film, play, book etc.True, real, false, and unreal
NOT TRUE [U, no plural] something that is not true or real: Nobody knows whether his statement is fact or fiction. → See also science fictionTrue, real, false, and unreal
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