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n. unproven or untrue piece of information that is presented as fact and is widely believed; fact that is stated in short but is usually trivial
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A factoid is a questionable or (unverified, false, or fabricated) statement presented as a fact, but with no . The word can also be used to describe a particularly insignificant or novel fact, in the absence of much relevant context. The word is defined by the Compact Oxford English Dictionary as "an item of unreliable information that is repeated so often that it becomes accepted as fact".
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1. something resembling a fact; unverified (often invented) information that is given credibility because it appeared in print
(hypernym) information, info
2. a brief (usually one sentence and usually trivial) news item
(hypernym) news item
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s. faktoid, usannhet som fresenteres som faktum
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n. udokumenteret eller usand information der præsenteres som et faktum og som flertallet tror på
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