Hay 2 definiciones de Potemkin en inglés:

Potemkin1

Saltos de línea: Po¦tem|kin
Pronunciación: /pəˈtɛmkɪn
 
/
A battleship whose crew mutinied in the Russian Revolution of 1905 when in the Black Sea, bombarding Odessa before seeking asylum in Romania. The incident persuaded the tsar to agree to a measure of reform.

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Palabra del día hypnopompic
Pronunciación: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
adjective
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up

Hay 2 definiciones de Potemkin en inglés:

Potemkin2

Saltos de línea: Po¦tem|kin
Pronunciación: /pəˈtɛmkɪn
 
/

adjetivo

informal
Having a false or deceptive appearance, especially one presented for the purpose of propaganda: it is a Potemkin party; there is little behind the impressive parliamentary group seen on television
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  • Now, there's a 21st century twist on the Potemkin village: Potemkin refugee camps!
  • Although I thought of Potemkin villages and Soviet demands for conformity, 1 believe that I heard statements of genuine belief.
  • Pervading everything is an atmosphere of laziness and Potemkin villages.

Origen

1930s: from Grigori Aleksandrovich Potyomkin (often transliterated Potemkin), a favourite of Empress Catherine II of Russia, who reputedly gave the order for sham villages to be built for the empress's tour of the Crimea in 1787.

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Palabra del día hypnopompic
Pronunciación: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
adjective
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up