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addaword.gifdefinition of anecdata

noun
information which is presented as true but is in fact based on what somebody thinks is true
Now is the only time I will ever say this (it applies in one area alone, and is based entirely on anecdata and no evidence) ...
Submitted from United Kingdom on 12/08/2013 13:20:00
Definition of anecdata from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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