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fake

1 noun
     
fake1 [countable]
1 a copy of a valuable object, painting etc that is intended to deceive people:
The painting was judged a fake.
Jones can spot a fake from 20 feet away.
2 someone who is not what they claim to be or does not have the skills they say they have:
Her psychologist turned out to be a fake.

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