• enPR: fĭk′-shən, IPA: /ˈfɪk.ʃən/


  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) A verbal or written account that is not based on actual events (often intended to mislead).
    The butler’s account of the crime was pure fiction.
  3. (legal) A legal fiction.
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