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charlatan

noun [C] uk   /ˈʃɑː.lə.tən/  us   /ˈʃɑːr.lə.t̬ən/ disapproving
a person who pretends to have skills or knowledge that they do not have, especially in medicine
Translations of “charlatan”
in Chinese (Traditional) 冒充內行的人, 騙子, (尤指)江湖醫生…
in Russian шарлатан…
in Turkish şarlatan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冒充内行的人, 骗子, (尤指)江湖医生…
in Polish szarlatan…
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