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estafa

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estafa(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (racket)
a. rip-off
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Quieres hacerme pagar por algo que no pedí? ¡Qué estafa!You want me to pay for something I didn't order? What a rip-off!
b. con
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La oportunidad de hacer negocios era una estafa. Gracias a Dios que no caí.The business opportunity was just a con. Thank God I didn't fall for it.
2. (legal)
a. fraud
Detectamos una estafa con el seguro al encontrar inconsistencias en los documentos de impuestos.We detected an insurance fraud when we found inconsistencies in the tax documents.
b. swindle
La transacción resultó ser una estafa y el vendedor fue demandado.The transaction turned out to be a swindle and the vendor was sued.
c. deception
El acusado negó que el vehículo fuera adquirido mediante estafa o robo.The defendant denied that the vehicle was acquired through deception or theft.
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estafa
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (timo, robo)
a. swindle
2. (a empresa, organización)
a. fraud
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
estafa
1 (timo) swindle; trick
2 (Com) (Economía) racket; ramp (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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