Definition of fable noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fable

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    NAmE//ˈfeɪbl//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable, uncountable] a traditional short story that teaches a moral lesson, especially one with animals as characters; these stories considered as a group Aesop's Fables a land rich in fable
  2. 2[uncountable, countable] a statement, or an account of something, that is not true
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