"hoax" translation into Spanish

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"hoax" in Spanish

EN hoax
volume_up
{noun}

1. general

there was no bomb, the call was a hoax
no había tal bomba, fue todo un engaño

2. "joke"

hoax (also: badinage, gag, jape, joke)
¿Es esto una especie de broma pesada?
it's not a hoax, there really is a fire!
¡no es ninguna broma, de verdad hay un incendio!

3. IT

hoax
muchos han sido víctimas del bulo
hoax

Synonyms (English) for "hoax":

hoax

Context sentences for "hoax" in Spanish

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EnglishWe've also received reports of unscrupulous businesses sending hoax messages with forged Orkut return addresses.
También se nos ha notificado que empresas sin escrúpulos envían mensajes engañosos con direcciones de devolución de orkut que son falsas.
Englishthe story turned out to be a hoax