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Meaning of “lie” - Learner’s Dictionary

lie

noun [C]     /laɪ/
B1 something that you say or write which you know is not true: I told a lie when I said I liked her haircut. →  See also white lie Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
Translations of “lie”
in Arabic كَذِب…
in Korean 거짓말…
in Malaysian bohong…
in French mensonge…
in Turkish yalan, aslı astarı olmayan söz/yazı…
in Italian bugia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 謊話,瞎話…
in Russian ложь…
in Polish kłamstwo…
in Vietnamese lời nói dối…
in Spanish mentira…
in Portuguese mentira…
in Thai คำโกหก…
in German die Lüge…
in Catalan mentida…
in Japanese うそ…
in Indonesian dusta…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谎话,瞎话…
(Definition of lie noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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