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fake

  
      n  
   (=false painting, antique, passport, document)   faux    m     
→ I asked him if the pictures were fakes, but he said they were real        
→ These identity papers could well be fakes        
→ It is filled with famous works of art, and every one of them is a fake.        
   (=false photo)   trucage    m     
The painting was a fake.      Le tableau était un faux.  
His illness is a fake.      Sa maladie est une comédie.  
   (=person)   imposteur    m     
→ You're not a real doctor - you're a fake!        
      adj  
   (=counterfeit)  
[document, passport, ID]  
faux (fausse)     
→ The bank manager is said to have issued fake certificates.        
[alibi]   faux (fausse)     
→ She denies the charge of perverting the course of justice by providing him with a fake alibi        
   (=artificial)  
[flowers, snow]  
artificiel (le)     
[blood]  
faux (fausse)     
[fur]  
faux (fausse)     
She wore fake fur.      Elle portait une fausse fourrure.  
a fake tan      un bronzage artificiel  
      vt  
   (=simulate)  
  [+injury, illness]  
simuler  
→ Most referees book players who fake injury        
→ He faked his own death to collect on an insurance policy.        
  [+orgasm]   simuler  
→ My girlfriend just told me she has twice faked orgasm with me. I feel betrayed.        
  [+emotions]   feindre  
→ Jon faked nonchalance ...        
→ Maturity and emotional sophistication can't be faked.        
to fake one's own death      simuler sa propre mort  
   (=counterfeit)  
  [+document]  
falsifier  
  [+photo]  
truquer  
→ The identity papers looked as though they had been faked        
→ It's safer to fake a tan with make-up rather than subject your complexion to the harsh rays of the sun ...        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
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flake, FA, face, fade

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
Imposteur
v.
1) faire un faux de (vt), 2) truquer (vt), 3) faire semblant (vi)
n.
faux
n.
feinte
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
trafiquer (vt.) ; simuler (vt.) ; faire semblant (vi.)
n.
fausse pièce d'identité
n.
faux sein
n.
faux cils
n.
1. [Sports] [US] feinte de la tête 2. [Fig.] feinte ; tromperie ; supercherie
exp.
un bronzage artificiel
exp.
Elle portait une fausse fourrure.
exp.
Sa maladie est une comédie.
exp.
simuler sa propre mort
exp.
Le tableau était un faux.
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'fake' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
fake fur
n.
fake pass
n.
fake stone
v.
be fake
n.
fake precious stones
v.
call in sick ; fake sick
se faire passer pour malade
exp.
This painting is a fake.
adj.
1. apparent 2. fake 3. front
un sourire de façade ; a fake smile. un optimisme de façade. attention aussi au sens propre : pierre de façade
n.
tamper with a picture; fake a photo; photoshop a picture [Neo.]; fiddle with a picture [Fam.]
Le verbe "photoshop" est un néologisme qui vient du logiciel Adobe Photoshop qui permet de retoucher des photos.
v.
put off the track ; cover it up ; pull up a nice face ; show a good appearance ; pull the wool over the eyes ; put up the pretense ; pretend ; fake
= donner une bonne impression sans que ce soit forcément étayé par des faits,
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