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French translation of 'mock'

Word Frequency


[ˈmɒk ]
transitive verb
[person, thing] se moquer de
1.  (imitation) [leather, wood] imitation (before n)
mock leather simili cuirimitation cuir
2.  (not real)
a mock wedding un simulacre de mariage
a mock battle un simulacre de bataille
a mock trial un simulacre de procès
3.  (pretended) [horror, disapproval, despair] feint(e)
4.  (to give practice) [interview] simulé(e)
mocks plural noun
(examinations) examens mpl blancs see also mock-Tudor

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Example Sentences Including 'mock'

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He and his brother played at soldiers and choreographed their own mock battles while his father drilled in more serious fashion.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It was widely mocked as inflammatory scaremongering.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It's impossible to ridicule a show that mocks itself.
The Sun (2012)
Many might mock the idea but sometimes combining two totally unconnected things can really work.
The Sun (2013)
There is a mock trial and visitors are invited to give their verdict and suggest other suspects.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Use their advice during mock interviews with friends and family.
The Sun (2014)
At home, my girlfriend had waited up for me with mock disapproval.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Call him a fat cat who mocks the public.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
His campaign on her behalf caused him to be scorned, mocked and reviled.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He was widely mocked for it, not least because he was not actually in Libya when he made the recording.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
His first press conference after the scandal was widely mocked for his mawkish scripted apologies to family and fans.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
In a series of vignettes he showed them mocking, criticising or dismissing almost all of the senior civilians in and around their chain of command.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Labour MPs shrieked in mock horror.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
People are mocked and ridiculed, which is hard to take.
The Sun (2007)
She has already been subjected to mock executions.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
She mocked the idea of a new pleasure cruiser for the royals.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She was driven into the desert for a mock execution.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
So they are the subject of being mocked and ridiculed.
The Sun (2013)
They split into teams for mock battles.
The Sun (2006)
Was he mocking the idea of memorial greatness?
Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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'mock' in Other Languages

British English: mock /mɒk/ ADJECTIVE
You use mock to describe something which is not genuine, but which is intended to be very similar to the real thing.
His voice was raised in mock horror.
  • American English: mock
  • Arabic: سَاخِرٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: falso
  • Chinese: 假的
  • Croatian: tobožnji
  • Czech: falešný
  • Danish: falsk
  • Dutch: onecht
  • European Spanish: simulado
  • Finnish: vale-
  • French: faux
  • German: unecht
  • Greek: ψεύτικος
  • Italian: finto
  • Japanese: まがいの
  • Korean: 모조의
  • Norwegian: uekte
  • Polish: pozorny
  • European Portuguese: falso
  • Romanian: fals
  • Russian: поддельный
  • Spanish: simulado
  • Swedish: låtsad
  • Thai: เลียนแบบ
  • Turkish: deneme sınavı
  • Ukrainian: копія
  • Vietnamese: giả
British English: mock /mɒk/ VERB
If you mock someone, you laugh at them, tease them, or try to make them look foolish.
I thought you were mocking me.
  • American English: mock
  • Arabic: يَسْخَرُ مِنَ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ridicularizar
  • Chinese: 嘲笑
  • Croatian: rugati se
  • Czech: zesměšnit
  • Danish: håne
  • Dutch: spotten met
  • European Spanish: mofarse
  • Finnish: pilkata
  • French: se moquer
  • German: verspotten
  • Greek: χλευάζω
  • Italian: deridere
  • Japanese: あざける
  • Korean: 놀리다
  • Norwegian: latterliggjøre
  • Polish: wyśmiewać
  • European Portuguese: ridicularizar
  • Romanian: a râde
  • Russian: насмехаться
  • Spanish: mofarse
  • Swedish: förlöjliga
  • Thai: เยาะเย้ย
  • Turkish: alay etmek
  • Ukrainian: копіювати
  • Vietnamese: coi thường


Translation of mock from the Collins English to French
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