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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/fɒls/, /fɔːls/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/fɔls/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fôls)

Inflections of 'false' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
falser
adj comparative
falsest
adj superlative
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false

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. don't give him false hope
  2. lulled (me) into a false sense of security
  3. a true-or-false [exam, portion, question]
  4. True or false?
  5. the (correct) answer is false
  6. gave a false [account, statement, description] (of)
  7. the test [gave, yielded] a false positive
  8. gives a (completely) false impression (of)
  9. my [first, initial] impression (of him) was false
  10. was just a false alarm!
  11. was a false witness
  12. bear false witness against
  13. a false identity
  14. false information about
  15. false claims of [abuse, domestic violence]
  16. submit a false claim in court
  17. gave a false statement to the [police, authorities]
  18. arresting for having a false [license, passport]
  19. false friends in English
  20. religion: false [gods, prophets]
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