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farcenoun

uk   /fɑːs/  us   /fɑːrs/

farce noun (PLAY)

[C] a humorous play or film where the characters become involved in unlikely situations [U] the style of writing or acting in this type of play: The play suddenly changes from farce to tragedy.

farce noun (SITUATION)

[C] disapproving a situation that is very badly organized or unfair: No one had prepared anything so the meeting was a bit of a farce.
farcical
adjective uk   /ˈfɑː.sɪ.kəl/  us   /ˈfɑːr-/ disapproving
The whole situation has become farcical.
farcically
adverb uk   /ˈfɑː.sɪ.kəl.i/  us   /ˈfɑːr-/ disapproving
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