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false

adjective /foːls/
not true; not correct
faux
He made a false statement to the police.
not genuine; intended to deceive
faux
She has a false passport.
artificial
faux
false teeth.
not loyal
faux
false friends.
falsehood noun (the telling of) a lie
mensonge
She is incapable of (uttering a) falsehood.
falsify /-fӕi/ verb to make false
falsifier
He falsified the accounts.
falsification /-fi-/ noun
falsification
falsity noun
fausseté
false alarm a warning of something which in fact does not happen.
fausse alerte
We thought there was a fire, but it was just a false alarm.
false start in a race, a start which is declared not valid and therefore has to be repeated.
faux départ
(Definition of false from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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