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English definition of “farce”

farce

noun  /fɑrs/ us  

farce noun (PLAY)

[C/U] a humorous play in which the characters become involved in unlikely situations, or the humor in this type of play

farce noun (SITUATION)

[C] a ridiculous situation or event, or something considered a waste of time: The meeting turned out to be a farce since no one had prepared anything.
(Definition of farce from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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