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false 1

American English: /fɔls/
British English: /fɔːls/
, /fɒls/


  • 1 1.1 (untrue)
    he acquired the title under false pretenses
    obtuvo el título por medios fraudulentos or con engaños
    I'm here under o on false pretenses: I told them I was a club member to bear false witness against somebody [archaic]
    levantar falso testimonio contra alguien [archaic]
    1.2 (incorrect)
    to put a false interpretation on something
    hacer una interpretación errónea de algo
    to sing a false note
    dar una nota falsa
    true or false?
    ¿verdadero o falso?
    ¿verdad o mentira?
    one false move and you're dead!
    ¡un movimiento en falso y te mato!
    a false step
    un paso en falso
    Example sentences
    • She lashed out at ‘certain media organisations [that] have distorted facts and spread false rumours’.
    • This study points out that most of the published results of medical research are, in fact, false.
    • We make no claim that something is incorrect, false, or erroneous.
    1.3 (misplaced)
    a false sense of security
    una falsa sensación de seguridad
    to put somebody in a false position
    poner a alguien en una situación comprometida
    Example sentences
    • I forced a smile, a lying, deceitful, false smile, as if that was the most ridiculous thing I had ever heard.
    • Faith said with false sympathy that sounded sincere.
    • Another small gem goes like this: ‘Resist whispered speech and false pleasant smiles when in the boss's company.’
  • 2 2.1 (not genuine)
    false bottom false ceiling
    cieloraso (masculine) suspendido
    Example sentences
    • A generation ago, women were asking each other why they were wasting half the day fitting corsets and false eyelashes, and the other half trying to perfect an orange souffle.
    • Cohen saw potential in a beauty parlour where women could get make-up done, have eyebrows plucked or false eyelash extensions applied.
    • Traditional false eyelashes are uncomfortable and difficult to apply.
    2.2 (unnatural, forced)
  • 3 (disloyal) (archaic or literary)
    Example sentences
    • True in love ever be, unless thy lover's false to thee.
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