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hyperreality

‘the world of self-referential signs’ – ‘the new linguistic condition of society’, according to BAUDRILLARD, in which the alleged ‘real’ is no more real than the thing which feigns it.
Collins Dictionary of Sociology, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2000
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