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Named for the all-seeing stones in the fictional Lord of the Rings trilogy, Palantir combines myriad, ever-changing data streams into one centralized “source of truth.”

From Fortune

As a thought experiment, he began building a fictional universe called Hour Blue and soon saw it as a business opportunity.

From Fortune

The Sharks and the Jets, in the fictional-gangs-from-the-50s industry.

In Paralink’s case, the federal government takes the place of the fictional Hooli — and the establishment is again getting a run for its money.

From Ozy

The Bookshop, like Ryan’s fictional The Shop Around The Corner, is an old establishment, run more as a family set-up even though those who work there are not related by blood.

From Quartz

Disney has a choice whether to produce a program with certain fictional characters; the storyline could be re-written or changed.

The man behind the desk is a fictional character—a ferocious patriot exposing the limits of rigid ideology.

So why did I think anyone would want to read yet another book, this time a fictional account of the same story?

Almost every fictional hero of my childhood has come back to life on the big screen in recent years.

But what awaited was a joy, a glimpse into the life of the fictional Umbridge.

Factual material, however disguised, often shines through its fictional background.

Next to "Hadleyburg," it is Mark Twain's greatest fictional sermon.

It has no fictional connection with the others; it is in no sense a sequel, but rather a companion story.

It was one of his many failures; for, unlike the great fictional detectives who never fail, Haggerty was human, and did.

For a sample of a fictional continuous watch report might look like the following.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fictional, such as: fabricated, fanciful, imaginary, imagined, made-up, and make believe.

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