Meaning of “fiction” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈfɪkʃən/

B1 literature and stories about imaginary people or events:

What's the best-selling children's fiction title?
→ Opposite nonfiction

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NOT TRUE [ U, no plural ]

something that is not true or real:

Nobody knows whether his statement is fact or fiction.
→ See also science fiction

(Definition of “fiction” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)