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farce

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farce (s)
  1. (uncountable) A style of humor marked by broad improbabilities with little regard to regularity or method; compare sarcasm
  2. (countable) A motion picture or play featuring this style of humor.
    The farce that we saw last night had us laughing and shaking our heads at the same time.
  3. (uncountable) A situation abounding with ludicrous incidents
    The first month of labor negotiations was a farce.
  4. (uncountable) A ridiculous or empty show
    The political arena is a mere farce, with all sorts of fools trying to grab power.

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French

Pronunciation

Noun

farce f. (plural farces)

  1. stuffing (for meat, etc)
  2. farce (play)

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