Significado de “sham” - en el Diccionario Inglés

sham en inglés británico

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shamnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ʃæm/ us /ʃæm/ disapproving

something that is not what it seems to be and is intended to deceive people, or someone who pretends to be something they are not:

It turned out that he wasn't a real doctor at all - he was just a sham.
They claimed that the election had been fair, but really it was a sham.

shamverb [ I or T ]

uk /ʃæm/ us /ʃæm/ -mm- disapproving


uk /ʃæm/ us /ʃæm/ disapproving

(Definición de sham del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

sham en inglés americano

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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

(Definición de sham del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)