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mythology

noun [U] (POPULAR BELIEF)    /mɪˈθɒl.ə.dʒi/ US  /-ˈθɑː.lə-/
a popular belief that is probably not true : It's just a piece of popular mythology that people always get sacked when they are away.Opinions, beliefs and points of view
(Definition of mythology noun (POPULAR BELIEF) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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