farsa

farsa
f.
1 farce (also figurative).
2 burlesque, low comedy.
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farsa
nombre femenino
1 TEATRO farce
2 (enredo) sham, farce
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I
SF
1) (Teat) farce; pey bad play
2) (=engaño) farce, sham
II
SF (Culin) stuffing
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femenino (Teatr) farce; (engaño) sham, farce
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= farce, travesty of justice, masquerade, theatrics, whitewash, charade, travesty.
Ex. University libraries are facing the farce of new information and communication technologies.
Ex. Why did the ALA accept the travesty of justice represented by the Latin American subcommittee's January 2001 report on Cuba, as well as the stage-managed 'onsite investigation' carried out in May 2001?.
Ex. The book presents an overview of masks and masquerades in Europe from the Middle Ages to modern times.
Ex. The film seemed like a cross between theatrics and hippiedom, including the disembowelment of a bull, a unison hooting of brass bands, and the creation of paintings by dripping blood onto white surfaces.
Ex. The trials in Jakarta have been a whitewash -- Indonesia has failed in its promise to hold the military accountable for the atrocities commited.
Ex. Political parties happily play along with this charade because it enables them to look like they care about the planet.
Ex. It's great that Connecticut finally decided to drop the charges, but the whole thing remains a travesty.
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femenino (Teatr) farce; (engaño) sham, farce
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= farce, travesty of justice, masquerade, theatrics, whitewash, charade, travesty.

Ex: University libraries are facing the farce of new information and communication technologies.

Ex: Why did the ALA accept the travesty of justice represented by the Latin American subcommittee's January 2001 report on Cuba, as well as the stage-managed 'onsite investigation' carried out in May 2001?.
Ex: The book presents an overview of masks and masquerades in Europe from the Middle Ages to modern times.
Ex: The film seemed like a cross between theatrics and hippiedom, including the disembowelment of a bull, a unison hooting of brass bands, and the creation of paintings by dripping blood onto white surfaces.
Ex: The trials in Jakarta have been a whitewash -- Indonesia has failed in its promise to hold the military accountable for the atrocities commited.
Ex: Political parties happily play along with this charade because it enables them to look like they care about the planet.
Ex: It's great that Connecticut finally decided to drop the charges, but the whole thing remains a travesty.

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farsa
feminine
1 (Teatr) farce
2 (engaño) sham, farce
las elecciones fueron una farsa the elections were a complete sham o farce
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farsa sustantivo femenino (Teatr) farce;
(engaño) sham, farce
farsa sustantivo femenino
1 Teat farce
2 (montaje, engaño) sham, mockery: su desmayo fue una farsa para conmovernos, he pretended to faint because he wanted our attention
'farsa' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
comedia
- pantomima
- simulacro
English:
charade
- farce
- mockery
- sham
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farsa nf
1. [obra teatral] farce
2. [engaño] farce;
la investigación fue una farsa the investigation was a complete farce
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farsa
f tb fig
farce
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farsa nf
1) : farce
2) : fake, sham

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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