sham Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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shamnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ʃæm/
someone or something that is falsely represented, esp. as being important or powerful: I thought the meeting was a total sham and a waste of time.

shamadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ʃæm/
pretended; not real: a sham battle
Translations of “sham”
in Vietnamese sự giả bộ…
in Spanish farsa, simulacro…
in Thai การปลอมแปลง…
in Malaysian kepura-puraan…
in French imposture, imitation…
in German die Täuschung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 假像, 騙局, 假冒者…
in Indonesian kepura-puraan…
in Russian обман, притворство…
in Turkish düzmece, sahte…
in Chinese (Simplified) 假象, 骗局, 假冒者…
in Polish fikcja, oszustwo…
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