There are 2 translations of rort in Spanish:

rort1

Pronunciation: /rɔːrt; rɔːt/

n

  • (Austral) [colloquial/familiar] estafa (f); timo (m) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • What MPs have done is legislate a tax rort for themselves.
    • Today I've decided to take a look at some of these rip-offs and rorts, and to invite readers to submit their own observations and opinions by way of the forums.
    • They see political entitlements with too many rorts and too much feather-bedding.
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    • They seem to be able to find money to waste on rorts and subsidising big business but yet we still have waiting lists in hospitals.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of rort in Spanish:

rort2

vi

  • (Austral) [colloquial/familiar], valerse de artimañas

vt

  • [ballot/records] amañar, arreglar, trinquetear (Méx) [familiar/colloquial]; [system] explotar, sacarle* el jugo a they rort the benefit system explotan or le sacan el jugo al sistema de la seguridad social
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    • He was disgraced three years ago for rorting the party books and only escaped prison on, as the PM would say, ‘a technicality‘.
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    • Senior politicians, rorting the system with inflated travel claims.
    • If you do nothing productive you are a bludger, get something positive together then we are accused of rorting the system.
    • He and his friends, family and mentors rorted the system.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.