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"Fraud" is a noun which is often translated as "el fraude", and "robbery" is a noun which is often translated as "el robo". Learn more about the difference between "fraud" and "robbery" below.
fraud(
frad
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (legal)
a. el fraude
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
As a result of the scandal, my boss was convicted of embezzlement and fraud.Como consecuencia del escándalo, mi jefe fue declarado culpable de desfalco y fraude.
2. (swindle)
a. la estafa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What kind of fraud are you trying to pull on me? That watch is fake.¿Qué clase de estafa es esta? Ese reloj es falso.
b. el engaño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The elixir the travel salesman sold the townspeople turned out to be a fraud.El elixir que el vendedor ambulante vendió a la gente del pueblo resultó ser un engaño.
3. (deceitful person)
a. el impostor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la impostora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She claimed she was a doctor, but she turned out to be a fraud.Decía que era médico, pero resultó ser una impostora.
b. el farsante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la farsante
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The guy tried to pass himself off as this rich landowner, but it was clear he was just a fraud.El tipo quiso hacerse pasar por un rico terrateniente, aunque estaba claro que no era más que un farsante.
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robbery(
ra
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buh
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ri
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (crime)
a. el robo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There was a robbery at the bus station last night.Hubo un robo en la central camionera anoche.
b. el atraco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The owners faked a robbery at the hardware store to collect the insurance.Los dueños fingieron un atraco en la ferretería para cobrar el seguro.
c. el asalto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Two men were stabbed after resisting a robbery.Dos hombres fueron apuñalados tras resistirse a un asalto.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(swindle)
a. el robo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
One hundred dollars for a bottle of wine! That's robbery!¡Cien dólares por una botella de vino! ¡Eso es un robo!
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