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American English: /feɪk/
British English: /feɪk/

Translation of fake in Spanish:


  • 1 (object) 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 cuento
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (person)
    farsante (masculine or feminine)
    impostor, (-tora) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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)
    a fake fur coat
    un abrigo de piel sintética
    Example sentences
    • In Japan, counterfeiters are circulating fake bills that cost more to make than their face value.
    • You don't have to bow to peer pressure and get fake designer handbag.
    • As a Christian, I accept as a basic premise of our faith that men are liars and many claims of levitation are fake.

transitive verb

  • 1 (forge, contrive)
    the kidnap was faked
    el secuestro fue una farsa
    Example sentences
    • Designed when the Net was small, they allow spammers to cover their tracks by forging headers, faking domain names, and bouncing e-mails off servers across the globe.
    • Chinese counterfeiters, in one instance, have faked an American company's entire product line, right down to its Web site.
    • I'm tired of explaining myself, of being told I'm this, I'm that, faking a persona, assuming another name, another identity.
    Example sentences
    • Jim had faked his death by appearing to drown off the coast of Miami, knowing his death would be reported and that his wife would make a claim on his life assurance policy.
    • The second features how-to instructions for faking one's death using various roots & berries.
    • Only his death will be faked, and word will be sent that he died at the claws of a vicious sand dragon!
  • 2 (American English) (Sport)
    Example sentences
    • It was always about pretending, and faking, and concealing feelings.
    • Turkey is outraged as a top player faces £1,000 fine for faking injury.
    • There are clearly ways in which the law could be tightened to prevent offenders, at least within Australia, from making a joke of the criminal justice system by faking or exaggerating illness.
  • 3 (feign)

intransitive verb

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