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something that you say or write that is not true and that you know is not true
a story, excuse etc that is not true
formal a statement that is not true
formal a lie
false or incorrect information, especially when it is intended to trick someone
a story or piece of information that someone fabricates
a lie told to avoid making someone upset, not for your own advantage or in order to harm someone else
a statement that is only partly true or that gives only some of the facts
a story that is just a series of lies
a story or explanation that someone has invented in order to make people believe something that is not true
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
a type of broom made with sticks and twigs. Witches are often shown riding through the air on...
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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