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travesty

noun [C]  us   /ˈtræv·ə·sti/
something that completely fails to do what it is intended or expected to do, and therefore seems ridiculous: The police chief called the judge’s ruling a travesty of justice.
Translations of “travesty”
in Chinese (Traditional) 拙劣的模仿, 嘲弄, 歪曲…
in Russian пародия, издевательство…
in Turkish kötü/berbat taklit, gülünç taklit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拙劣的模仿, 嘲弄, 歪曲…
in Polish parodia…
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