not authentic: inauthentic Indian jewelry mass-produced in a factory.
- in·au·then·ti·cal·ly, adverb
- in·au·then·tic·i·ty [in-aw-then-tis-i-tee, -thuhn-], /ˌɪn ɔ θɛnˈtɪs ɪ ti, -θən-/, noun
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How to use inauthentic in a sentence
A few months later, Facebook created a new “inauthentic behavior policy” to ban fake pages masquerading as users.
As a result, we’ve already taken down more than 150 networks of coordinated inauthentic behavior … Combatting coordinated inauthentic behavior is our priority.
The new team focused more narrowly on so-called “scripted inauthentic activity”—fake likes and shares produced by automated bots and used to drive up someone’s popularity.
Eleftheriou said in an interview that he analyzed the ratings of those apps and discovered patterns suggesting they were inauthentic.Maker of keyboard apps for the blind sues Apple, claiming anticompetitive behavior | Reed Albergotti | March 18, 2021 | Washington Post
The platforms said that the fake accounts were participating in “coordinated inauthentic behavior” to target public discourse before the election.Uganda’s election is a key moment for the splinternet in Africa | Odanga Madung | February 10, 2021 | Quartz
The whole point of “going native” is that the familiar Western civilization is portrayed as inauthentic, ugly, broken, flawed.
The former accused him of cooking inauthentic Mexican food; the latter accused him of cooking inauthentic Tex-Mex.
(That immediately rendered the product's marketing shots inauthentic at best—think phone charger meets flash drive).Google Chromecast Enables Web Streaming Over Television | Brian Ries | July 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It has been pointed out to me—sometimes in a mean way—that my experience as a Jew is inauthentic.
And the president has to be himself too, not the sudden apparition of an inauthentic pol.
The wit isn't dull, and the serious intention, hid in those mummy wrappings, is not inauthentic.The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II | Elizabeth Barrett Browning
British Dictionary definitions for inauthentic
not authentic; false
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