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Fictitious

Based upon a fabrication or pretense.

A fictitious name is an assumed name that differs from an individual's actual name. A fictitious action is a lawsuit brought not for the adjudication of an actual controversy between the parties but merely for the purpose of obtaining the opinion of the court on a particular point of law.

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* Next, we Modelers imagine to apply fictitiously a given number of Poles-exchanges per any regular second, and give the Object a Model Frequency of [[nu].sub.o] [1/s].
Parliamentary questions from members of the Turkish opposition over whether Zarrab's food company fictitiously sold wheat to Iran were routinely ignored by the Turkish government, even though the prosecutor's report shows evidence of false invoicing for brown sugar at the impossibly high price of 1,170 Turkish lira, or almost $500, per kilo ($220 per pound).
legislative purpose fictitiously and literally understood.
This, however, could be due to the fictitiously "pagan" framework of the celebration of Dionysius and his relation to love, or else to the influence of the ancient novels.
Clinicians admitted fewer patients with the same clinical presentations of bronchiolitis when oximeters were fictitiously set three percentage points higher without the clinicians' knowledge.
In particular, it is a case where a social enterprise is set up fictitiously just to win reserved public procurement.
We recovered more than 6 billion CFA ($12 million) that had been fictitiously allocated.
Thus, in those delusive surroundings, I reverted fictitiously to the jaunts and jollities of peace time, fabricating for my young friend a light-hearted fragment of the sport which he had not lived long enough to share.
The anthology is organized from the most recent writings backward to earlier ones from the invented Ola Yevgueniyeva, fictitiously born as recently as 1967, to the equally nonexistent Jossef Bergchenko, whose fictitious date of birth is 1891.
The premise of the scam was that a company is likely in need of the service you are fictitiously billing for, so there is a high degree of likelihood they will pay because the bill is too small to check.
One key sequence takes place in the Nick Cave Archive, fictitiously transposed to Brighton from its home in Melbourne.
Compared to a fictitiously named or unnamed brand, a brand with equity generates differences in consumer responses.