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fake

Pronunciation: /feɪk/

Translation of fake in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 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 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.
    1.2 (person) farsante (masculine and feminine), impostor, (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.
    1.3 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Sport/Deporte] amago (masculine), finta (feminine); (in US football) engaño (masculine)

adjective/adjetivo

  • [jewel/document] falso a fake fur coat un abrigo de piel sintética

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

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