Translation of flotsam in Spanish:

flotsam

Pronunciation: /ˈflɑːtsəm; ˈflɒtsəm/

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  • restos (mpl) flotantes (de un naufragio) flotsam and jetsam (things) desechos (mpl), restos (mpl) the flotsam and jetsam of the consumer society los marginados por la sociedad de consumo
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    • The federation is a worthless body of flotsam - we should invite the university to take over: it can't possibly do any worse.
    • Obviously, with every man and his dog being able to update the pages of such a site, there was always a very real risk that idiots would try to fill it with disinformation, advertising and other worthless flotsam.
    • Outside, a man is pushing a battered shopping cart filled with flotsam from the road: crumpled cans, a discarded flask, a pillow.

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