Definition of pseudo- in English:

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pseudo-

Pronunciation: /ˈso͞odō/
(also pseud- before a vowel)

combiningForm

1Supposed or purporting to be but not really so; false; not genuine: pseudonym pseudoscience
2Resembling or imitating: pseudohallucination pseudo-French

Origin

From Greek pseudēs 'false', pseudos 'falsehood'.

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