Definition of 'fictional'
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And the fictional law character they would most like to be? Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's hardly surprising that most fictional accounts and works of art don't capture all of politics. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most fictional detectives would not last long in a modern crime scene. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The fictional town in which the action takes place is unexciting. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was an area to which he subsequently sent a number of his fictional heroes. Ford Madox Ford (1990)The most important point about fictional characters is whether they work within the contexts of their fictions. Ford Madox Ford (1990)It must be vexing to find oneself becoming a fictional character in old age. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Who is your fictional literary hero? Times, Sunday Times (2009)We interpret how these apparent victims act in the frame of the many factual and fictional accounts of crime that fill the media. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Seats of learning The following fictional towns are sites of educational establishments. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How much have their fictional characters influenced them, rather than the other way around? Times, Sunday Times (2010)I refer to great fictional detectives revived by top crime writers of today. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some writers have based their work on real-life models while soldiers have also sometimes seemed keen to live up to fictional heroes. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)The wooden chalet perched on top of cliffs in the fictional seaside town was the murder scene in the first series and featured prominently in the second. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Might it not provide a respite, an opportunity to examine the architecture of another fictional world and to emerge from that experience renewed? The Times Literary Supplement (2013)A fictional account based on 20 years of actual ministry experience. Christianity Today (2000)Then in this fictional world I could say what is really going on. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The first-person accounts from his fictional aides were beautifully scripted, the production values high. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The dramas have won thousands of devotees in Afghanistan who enjoy the escapist world of the fictional Bombay rich. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Martial law is declared in a fictional town in California, with soldiers putting the whole area under quarantine. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He draws on a wide range of memoirs, diaries, interviews and fictional accounts that are highly evocative. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Chinese writers, he confronts the troubling complexities of recent history by means of a simple parable that reaches far beyond the boundaries of its fictional world. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)The supermodel will write a fictional account of a young female model's life as she is plucked from obscurity and thrust into the A-list limelight. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'fictional'
British English: fictional ADJECTIVE
Fictional characters or events occur only in stories, plays, or films.
It is drama featuring fictional characters.
Definition of fictional from the Collins English Dictionary
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