- 1.1 (object) falsificación (feminine), imitación (feminine) this passport is a fake este pasaporte es falso his limp was a fake su cojera era una farsa the whole story was a complete fake toda la historia era puro cuentoMore example sentences1.2 (person) farsante (masculine and feminine), impostor, (masculine, feminine)
More example sentences1.3 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Sport/Deporte] amago (masculine), finta (feminine); (in US football) engaño (masculine)
- Most of us are aware that there are such things as fakes, forgeries, copies and reproductions.
- In addition to finding counterfeits, fakes and forgeries, they also find individuals using artists' names to generate sales.
- The obscenely high price of mahogany woods and precious metals prevented counterfeiters from producing fakes, the profit of such operations being next to nil.
- Many thought that he was a fake, merely claiming to be the prince to gain power.
- I am sad when I think of the original Santaji, they must have killed him or kidnapped him or hidden him somewhere and all of these fakes are going around claiming to be him.
- She was immediately labelled a fake, but Lavigne never claimed to be a pop rebel - she was just an ordinary girl from Napanee, Ontario.
- [jewel/document] falso a fake fur coat un abrigo de piel sintética
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 (forge, contrive) [document/signature] falsificar*; [results/evidence] falsear, amañar the kidnap was faked el secuestro fue una farsa 1.2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Sport/Deporte] amagar*, fintar, fintear (Latin America/América Latina) 1.3 (feign) [illness/injury/enthusiasm] fingir*
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