1 stories that are not true
ADJ. contemporary, modern | classic | light, popular, pulp | literary, serious | crime, detective, historical, romantic, science
VERB + FICTION publish, write | read
PHRASES a work of fiction He has written over 20 works of fiction. | a writer of fiction a well-known writer of crime fiction
2 sth that is not true
ADJ. pure Don't believe what she says?it's pure fiction!
VERB + FICTION keep up, maintain She still tries to maintain the fiction that she is happily married.
PHRASES fact and fiction Fact and fiction became all jumbled up in his report of the robbery.