Translation of counterfeit in Spanish:


falsificación, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkaʊntəfiːt//ˈkaʊn(t)ərˌfɪt//ˈkaʊntəfɪt/


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    falsificación feminine

transitive verb

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    (coins/banknotes) falsificar
    (sympathy/enthusiasm) fingir
    • For example, the private monies would be far more stable in their purchasing power, would be harder to counterfeit, and would be available in more convenient denominations.
    • It has successfully prosecuted all kinds of card fraudsters but has particularly focused on the scams carried out by counterfeiting gangs who often run sophisticated factory-style operations.
    • Our organisation owns shares in a lot of these but we deal in theft, blackmail and counterfeiting.
    • I see it as a protection measure for my money (anyone stealing my money must steal or counterfeit my ID first).
    • According to Doc-Witness, OpSecure provides a solution that solves the four aspects of software piracy: copying, sharing, counterfeiting, and faking IDs.
    • Producers of leading wines are adopting security measures similar to those used on banknotes to stop criminals counterfeiting their products, writes John Follain.
    • All of the other prisoners are gorgeous trained dancers who sing about how they committed murders, counterfeited money, robbed banks and exacted revenge.
    • It is the taint of Eton that makes him ineligible to lead the Tory Party, in the view of some who believe that counterfeiting Blairism is the road to power.
    • They are both now charged with very serious crimes - counterfeiting money and murder.
    • The idea is to prevent large-scale piracy operations from thieves who counterfeit Symantec programs and offer them to customers on the Web.
    • The chip technology uses sophisticated processing techniques to identify authentic cards and make counterfeiting extremely difficult and expensive.
    • The games are hard to counterfeit because players must connect to a server, which can detect and reject software pirates.
    • Color-shifting ink is not only hard to counterfeit, it looks good too.
    • "One staff member of the organising committee will be stationed at each booth to make sure no booths conduct any piracy and counterfeiting activities, " Liu said.
    • If criminals can counterfeit passports and other I.D. then how long until they can fake the new Identity cards-biometrics or not.
    • And coins are harder to counterfeit than gold bars.
    • According to the all-time list, assault is the favourite crime of pro sports people - 17 arrests described in detail - with narcotics, burglary, counterfeiting and murder among the other top pastimes.
    • And, short of reproducing the process, but with a new name on the credits page, it would be very hard to counterfeit this.
    • You guys do the best at counterfeiting friendship.
    • Abigail, the daughter of Barabas, having counterfeited a religious vocation in order to help her father recover his money, eventually becomes a nun.
    • Most often the perpetrators counterfeited credit cards owned by nationals of France, Italy, the UK, Germany, the US, Canada and Scandinavian countries.
    • Would a nationally-issued identity document solve the problem of identity-related fraud, or would this be just another document that could be counterfeited and abused by fraudsters?
    • Mr McDowell said he had no doubt some of the individuals in the IRA would continue with their lucrative smuggling and counterfeiting operations after the disbandment of the IRA.
    • The dexterity with which he counterfeits sanity presents, to the metaphysician, one of the most singular problems in the study of mind.


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    (concern/coin) falso
    • These are the 22-minute sitcom's ‘serious’ interludes, usually signified by fifteen seconds unbroken by a counterfeit laugh.
    • Leave it to Hollywood to trim the truth for the sake of counterfeit sentiment and narrative noodling.
    • ‘Most companies are fully willing to help identify counterfeiters, counterfeit goods and to provide testimony in court,’ Harris said.
    • The supposedly copy-proof format is providing rich pickings for pirates, and counterfeit versions of the latest films are hitting market stalls at the same time as they reach the cinema.
    • Typical offenses are growing cannabis, circulating counterfeit money, theft, homicide, and entering the country illegally.
    • There is a significant black market in both real and counterfeit human growth hormone promoted to sportspeople and fitness people.
    • Three years on, it has become the centre for trade in contraband and counterfeit goods.
    • You see them on lots of New York City street corners: counterfeit T-shirts, bootleg DVDs, fake designer handbags.
    • A daring nighttime police raid of the night market on Thepprasit Road netted 350 counterfeit CDs and resulted in the arrest of two vendors.
    • He gave a counterfeit cough.
    • HM Customs at Heathrow also seized 1,000 counterfeit copies of Windows 95 OEM, destined for MST.
    • They're knockoffs, fakes, counterfeit goods that may end up as holiday gifts, but they are hurting the U.S. economy.
    • UK computer retailers are warned today of a sophisticated new scam involving counterfeit cheques.
    • The counterfeit nature of Modernism's dream of freedom is written into the dream's realization.
    • Martin works in Buenos Aires as a courier for a crime outfit, transporting counterfeit money.
    • Not to mention that there is a strong connection between counterfeit goods and organized crime gangs and terrorist organizations - it's one way they finance their organizations.
    • The whole thing boils down to verification once again, where people cannot use fraudulent, counterfeit identification to obtain the right to drive in this country.
    • Like a mirage in a desert, counterfeit love cannot quench your thirst.
    • Conceivably this is so, but in the present moral climate it is more likely to foster that counterfeit compassion which thinks no wrong is very wrong.
    • Mr Cameron added that when these forged and counterfeit documents were sent to immigration officials in Sheffield they were ignored, and approval was given.
    • Its primary focus is on cases relating to fraud, corruption, counterfeit goods and tax offences and focuses on assuring that appropriate sentences are meted out in courts.
    • Anti-theft tags will be fitted to laptops, compact discs and clothing consignments as part of a partnership initiative with major UK businesses to stamp out the illicit trade in stolen and counterfeit goods.
    • Jenn, there is no way you would be able to tell me that this wasn't a counterfeit bill.
    • His scheme was revealed as he allegedly attempted to transfer $80 million in funds from legitimate accounts into accounts he controlled using fraudulent wire transfers and counterfeit cheques.
    • They are telling of all sorts of irregularities from fee-taking for moving an application to the top of the queue, to outright fraudulent and counterfeit work permits.
    • The fact that there is in effect only ever one customs barrier for goods to enter the EC also has implications for the battle against organized crime, counterfeit goods, and the like.