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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not real; pretended.
  • adjective Made-up; fictitious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not real or genuine; pretended; counterfeit; insincere; false.
  • adjective (Law) an issue produced in a pretended action between two parties for the purpose of trying before a jury a question of fact which it becomes necessary to settle in the progress of a cause.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to a pretense, a counterfeit, or something false or fraudulent.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of feign.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not genuine

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