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fiction

Pronunciation: /ˈfɪkʃən/

Translation of fiction in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable [Literat] ficción (feminine), narrativa (feminine) a work of fiction una obra de ficción, una obra narrativa
    Example sentences
    • The prize is popularly seen as an award for a new novelists of adult literary fiction, but this is not the case.
    • He began his writing career with genre fiction, from historical novels to vampire horror sagas.
    • In France Zola was the dominant practitioner of naturalism in prose fiction and the chief exponent of its doctrines.
    1.2 u and c (invention) ficción (feminine) fact or fiction? ¿realidad o ficción? that's pure fiction no es más que pura imaginación or ficción
    Example sentences
    • Their press release, penned by Pyro, is a more entertaining fiction than plenty of novels published this year.
    • Sometimes misinformation, exaggerated fictions and relics of wartime propaganda are reported in the media.
    • But the motorcycle story was such an outrageous fiction that I thought the readers of e-Poshta should know.

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