Translation of fake in Spanish:

fake

Pronunciation: /feɪk/

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
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    • 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)
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    • 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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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.