English translation of 'contrefaire'
Verb Table transitive verb
[document] to forge ⧫ to counterfeit
[signature] to forge
2. [personne, démarche] to mimic
3. (= dénaturer) [voix] to disguise
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Example Sentences Including 'contrefaire'
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Afin de sauver la survie de cette femme, les deux hommes l'incitent à se faire passer pour leur assistante, à en contrefaire les actes.Le Monde (2002)
Avraham Burg utilise ses talents d'imitateur pour contrefaire Ariel Sharon parlant anglais.Le Monde (2002)
Très doué pour contrefaire les écritures, il sait imiter celle des grands écrivains et fabriquer de fausses dédicaces.Le Monde (2000)
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'contrefaire' in Other Languages
British English: forge /fɔːdʒ/ VERB
If someone forges banknotes, documents, or paintings, they make false copies of them in order to deceive people.
He forged her signature.
- American English: forge
- Arabic: يُزَوِّرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: forjar
- Chinese: 伪造
- Croatian: krivotvoriti
- Czech: padělat
- Danish: forfalske
- Dutch: vervalsen
- European Spanish: falsificar
- Finnish: takoa metallia
- French: contrefaire
- German: schmieden
- Greek: σφυρηλατώ
- Italian: contraffare
- Japanese: 鍛造する
- Korean: 단조하다 금속
- Norwegian: utforme
- Polish: wykuć
- European Portuguese: forjar
- Romanian: a falsifica
- Russian: фальсифицировать
- Spanish: falsificar
- Swedish: kämpa sig fram
- Thai: ปลอมแปลง
- Turkish: dövmek demir
- Ukrainian: підроблювати
- Vietnamese: làm giả
British English: counterfeit VERB
If someone counterfeits something, they make a version of it that is not genuine but has been made to look genuine in order to deceive people.
...the coins he is alleged to have counterfeited.
Translation of contrefaire from the Collins French to English
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