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Main Entry: false
Pronunciation: primarystressfodotls
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): fals·er; fals·est
1 : not genuine <false documents> <false teeth>
2 a : intentionally untrue <false testimony> b : intended or tending to mislead <false promise>
3 : not true : INCORRECT <false information>
4 : not faithful or loyal : TREACHEROUS
5 : not necessary to structure <a false ceiling>
6 : inaccurate in pitch <a false note>
7 : based on mistaken ideas <false pride>
- false·ly adverb
- false·ness noun

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