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pseudo

Syllabification: pseu·do
Pronunciation: /ˈso͞odō
 
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Definition of pseudo in English:

adjective

Not genuine; sham: we are talking about real journalists and not the pseudo kind
More example sentences
  • In appraising the mass of evidence, which has thus been collected, one has to be careful to weed out pseudo from genuine research.
  • SYNTHETIC SNAKESKIN - Similar to synthetic leathers, pseudo snakeskins have a fabric backing which makes them less fragile than real snakeskins.
  • These models served as a pseudo laboratory to examine the effectiveness of various fiscal and monetary policies in smoothing out economic fluctuations.
Synonyms
informal pretend, put-on

Origin

late Middle English: independent use of pseudo-.

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