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Spanish translation of “false”


adjective /foːls/
not true; not correct He made a false statement to the police. not genuine; intended to deceive She has a false passport. artificial false teeth. not loyal false friends. falsehood noun (formal) (the telling of) a lie She is incapable of (uttering a) falsehood. falsify /-fӕi/ verb (past participle falsified) to make false He falsified the accounts. falsification /-fi-/ noun falsification of the documents. falsity noun false alarm noun a warning of something which in fact does not happen
falsa alarma
We thought there was a fire, but it was just a false alarm.
false start noun in a race, a start which is declared not valid and therefore has to be repeated.
salida nula
(Definition of false from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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