Definition of 'false'
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Example sentences containing 'false'
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She is refusing to meet until provided with details about the false claims. The Sun (2016)Experts also claim the use of chemo with a low chance of success can raise false hopes. The Sun (2016)Other accusers were also exposed for making false claims. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Don't be lulled into a false sense of security. The Sun (2016)We also know that some false claims will emerge, especially where there is the prospect of compensation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They appear to be lulled into a false sense of security and save energy by ceasing to emit high frequency sounds that bounce off objects. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I don't want to give false hope but there have been advances in this field. The Sun (2016)Each defendant is alleged to have known'the tax advantages were dependent on a false account being given '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We all feel both real guilt and false guilt. Christianity Today (2000)Managers can use the new technologies to defend their drivers against false or malicious claims. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That sounds like false modesty to us. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The police arrested him and he gave a false name. KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)There are many tests that give false results. Times, Sunday Times (2011)My client is seeking substantial damages for unlawful arrest and false imprisonment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are no indications that this is a false note. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To have false information removed you simply have to make your case to a site administrator. Times, Sunday Times (2006)On the face of it this claim about certainty seems plainly false. Philosophy at the Limit (1990)This was much more than a false hope. The Broken God (1993)It has got to be about real hope not false promise. The Sun (2015)False or malicious claims account for just three per cent of allegations. The Sun (2007)He had no false modesty about the poems. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The hotel room had been booked under a false name and using stolen credit card details. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The phrase is often misleading and can give a false sense of security. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The case was blighted by false information given by officials. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The target price often provides you with a false sense of security. AHEAD OF THE MARKET (2003)There have been false hopes along the way. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Now a court in Argentina is considering a writ alleging false imprisonment. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Ring out the false, ring in the true. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The jury will continue deliberations today on whether they are guilty of recklessly making a misleading, false or deceptive promise. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It seems like false advertising. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'false'
British English: false /fɔːls/ ADJECTIVE
If something is false, it is incorrect, untrue, or mistaken.
The President was given false information.
- American English: false
- Arabic: زَائِف
- Brazilian Portuguese: falso
- Chinese: 假的
- Croatian: lažan
- Czech: nesprávný falešný
- Danish: falsk
- Dutch: vals
- European Spanish: falso
- Finnish: väärä
- French: faux
- German: falsch
- Greek: ψευδής
- Italian: falso
- Japanese: 偽りの
- Korean: 그릇된
- Norwegian: falsk
- Polish: fałszywy
- European Portuguese: falso
- Romanian: greșit
- Russian: ложный
- Spanish: falso
- Swedish: falsk
- Thai: เท็จ
- Turkish: sahte
- Ukrainian: хибний
- Vietnamese: sai
Definition of false from the Collins English Dictionary
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