Meaning of PSEUDO- in English

PSEUDO-

pseudo- /sjuːdəʊ $ suːdoʊ/ AmE prefix

[ Language: Late Latin ; Origin: Greek , from pseudes 'false' ]

false or not real:

pseudo-intellectuals (=people who pretend to be clever)

She dismisses astrology as pseudo-science.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.