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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 Korean 거짓말…
in Arabic كَذِب…
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 Spanish mentira…
in Portuguese mentira…
in German die Lüge…
in Catalan mentida…
in Japanese うそ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谎话,瞎话…
(Definition of lie noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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