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English definition of “disinformation”

disinformation

noun [U] uk   /ˌdɪs.ɪn.fəˈmeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-fɚ-/
false information spread in order to deceive people: They claimed there was an official disinformation campaign by the government.Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest peopleInformation and messages
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