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English definition of “myth”

myth

noun [C]
 
 
/mɪθ/
STORY B2 an ancient story about gods and brave people, often one that explains an event in history or the natural world: a Greek mythAccounts and storiesSummaries and summarising
IDEA an idea that is not true but is believed by many people: It's a myth that men are better drivers than women.Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
(Definition of myth from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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