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sham

noun [C usually sing]  /ʃæm/ us  
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.

sham

adjective [not gradable]  /ʃæm/ us  
pretended; not real: a sham battle
Translations of “sham”
in Spanish farsa, simulacro…
in French imposture, imitation…
in German die Täuschung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 假像, 騙局, 假冒者…
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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