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Does up building that's not authentic (6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

pseudo

Here is my best explanation:

'not authentic' is the definition.

'does up building' is the subsidiary indication.

'building' indicates an anagram.

'does'+'up'='doesup'

'doesup' is an anagram of 'pseudo'.

'that's' is the link.

This clue was last seen in The Guardian

(Other definitions for pseudo that I've seen before include "Not genuine", "Pretentious, insincere", "artificial", "O dupes! being false and insincere", "'Fake, sham (6)'", "Souped (anag.)", "Ersatz", "Does up, looking phoney", "Pod use is fake" and "Fake, pretentious".)

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