Definition: Fiction

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  1. Literary type using invented or imaginative writing, instead of real facts, usually written as prose.
    The company’s accounts contained a number of blatant fictions.
    I am a great reader of fiction.
  2. (uncountable) Invention.
    The butler’s account of the crime was pure fiction.


  • fabrication
  • figment


Derived terms

Related terms

  • fictitious
  • fictional


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