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Pronunciation: /ˈflɑːtsəm; ˈflɒtsəm/

Translation of flotsam in Spanish:


uncountable/no numerable
  • restos (masculine plural) flotantes ([ de un naufragio ]) flotsam and jetsam (things) desechos (masculine plural), restos (masculine plural) the flotsam and jetsam of the consumer society los marginados por la sociedad de consumo
    Example sentences
    • 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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