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noun [countable] linguistics false friend pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
singularfalse friend
pluralfalse friends
  1. a word in a language that looks or sounds similar to a word in another language but means something different. For exampleactual’ in English and ‘aktuell’ in German look similar but have different meanings.

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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