Definitions

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  • adj. Not genuine.

Etymologies

non- +‎ genuine (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A nongenuine smile is when the lips part and the corners of the mouth are stretched to the sides.

    You Being Beautiful

  • Research has shown that genuine smiles are asymmetric (the left and right sides of the face do not match each other very well), while nongenuine/posed smiles are symmetric in their appearance.

    Think Progress » Happily Indicted

  • Purists who dismiss this lineup as nongenuine or counterfeit have a point; however it seems hard to imagine the original lineup sounding any better than this one.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • If the update spots known activation exploits and the copy of Windows 7 is found to be nongenuine, the antipiracy notifications built into the OS will spring to life.

    Ars Technica

  • Andhra made hub of terrorist action YSR's nongenuine organisation Helping Indicom play the game Puts the whole nation deep into shame All with coordination of telecom minister Country bearing with designs sinister Would you dismiss

    WN.com - Articles related to Reliance Industries to push into power and telecom

  • Andhra made hub of terrorist action YSR's nongenuine organisation Helping Indicom play the game Puts the whole nation deep into shame All with coordination of telecom minister Country bearing with designs sinister Would you dismiss Sindhi Mr prime minister?

    WN.com - Articles related to Reliance Industries to push into power and telecom

  • In an interview, Williams cautioned about the dangers that come with using nongenuine versions of the operating system, citing a German study that looked at several hundred copies of Windows 7 that were posted online and found that nearly a third had some type of malware.

    ZDNet Asia Latest Tech News

  • With the first release of Windows Vista, Microsoft took an aggressive stance, shifting users it determined to have nongenuine versions of the operating system into a severely limited

    ZDNet Asia Latest Tech News

  • Starting with Vista Service Pack 1, users saw their background changed to black and a message that their version was nongenuine, as well as getting a dialog box encouraging them to activate a genuine copy.

    ZDNet Asia Latest Tech News

  • But the person who does this sort of thing isn’t thereby nongenuine, merely superficial.

    Matthew Yglesias » Telling the Difference

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