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bogus
American English: /ˈboʊɡəs/
British English: /ˈbəʊɡəs/

Translation of bogus in Spanish:

adjective

  • (claim/complaint)
    (argument)
    (document/name/address)
    (affection/optimism)
    he's a bogus doctor
    se hace pasar por doctor
    a bogus company
    una empresa fantasma
    Example sentences
    • Elderly people are being warned to beware of bogus callers following an attempted burglary in Sutton.
    • A Downpatrick man was targeted by a bogus caller claiming to want to use his phone.
    • She used four fictitious names on bogus loan applications to her company and pocketed the proceeds.

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