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phoney

view main entry for phoneyadjective informal  /ˈfəʊni/ 

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phoney

   noun [countable]
British English pronunciation: phoneyClick to listen to the pronunciation of phoney

phoniness

noun [uncountable]
phoniness noun [uncountable]Cheating, dishonest and insincere behaviour: dishonesty, deceit, corruption, deception, sleaze, foul play, misconduct, guile, duplicity, double-dealing

emoji

a small digital image … which is used in electronic communication to express emotion or other simple concepts

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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