English version

faux

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfauxfaux /fəʊ $ foʊ/ adjective [only before noun] especially American English 🔊 🔊 ARTIFICIALartificial, but made to look real syn false 🔊 faux pearls
Examples from the Corpus
faux• Even your basic beach motel is putting up faux columns.• What is evolving is a derivative style, or faux formal.• They tend to have a faux friendliness to them.• And when the lights dimmed, faux snow began to float down from the ceiling and on to the sweet-smelling soil.• I create fine art from found objects, and also work extensively in faux stone.
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