Definition of untrue in English:

untrue

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈtruː
 
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adjective

  • 3Incorrectly positioned or balanced; not upright or level.
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    • Our adjustable frame systems allow for untrue walls and our kits are delivered fully assembled.

Derivatives

untruly

adverb
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  • It would be a breach of duty, actionable if followed by damage, to tell her untruly that her child had been burnt.
  • It has been brought to our attention that this was untruly credited and that Joe actually wrote this story.
  • At times, it has been made too easy for autocrats to untruly claim that democracy movements are agents of foreign forces.

Origin

Old English untrēowe 'unfaithful' (see un-1, true).

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