There are 2 translations of false in Spanish:

false1

Pronunciation: /fɔːls/

adj

  • 1 1.1 (untrue) [statement/rumor/accusation] falso he acquired the title under false pretenses obtuvo el título por medios fraudulentos or con engaños I'm here under o on false pretenses: I told them I was a club member estoy aquí de contrabando, les dije que era socia del club to bear false witness against sb [archaic/arcaico] levantar falso testimonio contra algn [arcaico/archaic] 1.2 (incorrect) [belief/idea] equivocado, erróneo to put a false interpretation on sth hacer* una interpretación errónea de algo to sing a false note dar* una nota falsa true or false? ¿verdadero o falso?, ¿verdad o mentira? one false move and you're dead! ¡un movimiento en falso y te mato! a false step un paso en falso 1.3 (misplaced) [modesty/pride] falso a false sense of security una falsa sensación de seguridad to put sb in a false position poner* a algn en una situación comprometida
  • 2 2.1 (not genuine) [eyelashes/fingernails/beard] postizo; [pearls/passport/name] falso false bottom doble fondo (m) false ceiling cieloraso (m) suspendido 2.2 (unnatural, forced) [smile/laugh] falso
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    • A generation ago, women were asking each other why they were wasting half the day fitting corsets and false eyelashes, and the other half trying to perfect an orange souffle.
    • Cohen saw potential in a beauty parlour where women could get make-up done, have eyebrows plucked or false eyelash extensions applied.
    • Traditional false eyelashes are uncomfortable and difficult to apply.
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    • I forced a smile, a lying, deceitful, false smile, as if that was the most ridiculous thing I had ever heard.
    • Faith said with false sympathy that sounded sincere.
    • Another small gem goes like this: ‘Resist whispered speech and false pleasant smiles when in the boss's company.’
  • 3 (disloyal) [arch or liter] [friend/spouse] infiel
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    • She lashed out at ‘certain media organisations [that] have distorted facts and spread false rumours’.
    • This study points out that most of the published results of medical research are, in fact, false.
    • We make no claim that something is incorrect, false, or erroneous.
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    • True in love ever be, unless thy lover's false to thee.

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of false in Spanish:

false2

adv

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Word of the day lámpara
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lamp …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.