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fictitious

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Pertaining to or measured from an arbitrary reference line as in fictitious equator, fictitious latitude, or fictitious longitude.
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More than half involved a company overstating revenues by recording revenues prematurely or fictitiously.
The other sellers submit fictitiously high prices with the understanding that they will receive a side-payment from the successful bidder or that they will be permitted to bid without genuine opposition on future bid solicitations.
This concept of "cultures" in relations between the Muslim world and "us" is a product of a Western construct in which "Islam" and therefore all individuals within Islam are fictitiously represented, labelled ideologically as a dominant global force, in a way that portrays the behaviour and culture of that enormous mass of people as a uniform entity.
It is not the other's fictive alterity that he welcomes into an also fictitiously homogenous house of the nation, but an actual entity into an effective space.
The letters CMG - standing for an award fictitiously presented to James Bond in the story From Russia with Love - were printed after his name.
Sweet, Doyan, and certain fictitiously named parties alleging that the defendants failed to diagnose Samuel's bowel obstruction.
He seems a little strange, exotic; those cracked e-mails whispering about his middle name (Hussein) and declaring, fictitiously, that he is a Muslim who insisted on being sworn into office on the Qur'an rather than the Bible, keep buzzing around the Internet.
While careful in her own creative work to create positive portrayals of African-American men, Wright nonetheless criticizes all American men, including African-American men, for "begging for a popular recognition of what is fictitiously called `manhood,' a begging which takes the form of attacks on women launched from many different directions" ("Negro" 8).
Since the actual variation of bulk modulus over a wide range of time (or frequency) has been determined to be small,(7) the results computed from E(t) and v(t) would not be more accurate than a fictitiously constant bulk modulus.
In regard to the latter, many compilers of penitentials fictitiously ascribe their work to persons of fame.
For example, the wife of a black leader received a letter fictitiously reporting that her husband was committing adultery with women in his protest group.
html) by Tim Merlau, fictitiously depicts a customer named "Dan" who's been on hold since January 2005.