There are 2 translations of hoax in Spanish:

hoax1

Pronunciation: /həʊks/

n

  • (deception) engaño (m); (joke) broma (f) there was no bomb, the call was a hoax no había tal bomba, fue todo un engaño it's not a hoax, there really is a fire! ¡no es ninguna broma, de verdad hay un incendio! the story turned out to be a hoax la historia resultó ser una patraña
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    • But no accident was discovered and police are treating the incident as a malicious hoax call.
    • They organised elaborate hoaxes like the bestowing of imaginary honours, which he appears to have accepted with due solemnity.
    • As I speculated before, it could be that he is the victim of an elaborate hoax.

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Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.

There are 2 translations of hoax in Spanish:

hoax2

vt

  • engañar we've been hoaxed nos han engañado we hoaxed them into believing that it was a Picasso los embaucamos haciéndoles creer que era un Picasso
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    • I now have reason to believe that in unraveling a hoax I was hoaxed myself.
    • James also investigated the case and found that Tina was hoaxing her adoptive parents and using the media attention to assist her quest to find her biological parents.
    • No amount of fossil data will induce them to admit they are hoaxing their readers.

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Word of the day incansable
adj
tireless …
Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.