"travesti" English translation

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"travesti" in English

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travesti {comm. gen.}
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SV travesti
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{common gender}

1. pejorative

travesti (also: parodi)
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parody {noun}
Jag hade egentligen tänkt inleda med en travesti på en känd konservativ, svensk politiker som en gång sade att han inte bara var hallänning utan också europé.
I had really intended to begin by parodying a well-known Conservative politician in Sweden who once said that he was not only a Hallander but also a European.

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SwedishDen partiskhet och det manipulerande som rättegången präglades av, och som den åtalade utsattes för, var en travesti på all form av rättvisa.
The bias and manipulation of the trial and the accused were a travesty of any sense of justice.
SwedishOm det skulle hända, vore det en travesti och Europeiska kommissionen skulle anklagas för att ha tillåtit det hända.
If that were to happen it would be a travesty and the European Commission would be indicted for allowing that to happen.
SwedishDetta liknar en travesti!
For depositors, investors, borrowers and taxpayers these stress tests do not offer transparency and that is a travesty.
SwedishPresidentvalet i mars var en travesti på demokrati; den fria pressen utmanövrerades och MDC-oppositionens ledare åtalas nu för förräderi.
The March presidential elections were a travesty of democracy, with repression of a free press and the MDC opposition leader now on trial for treason.
SwedishHan fick sex års fängelse för korruption, efter vad de flesta utomstående observatörer betraktar som en farsliknande rättegång, som var en travesti på varje form av rättvisa.
He received six years in jail for corruption, following what most outside observers considered to be farcical proceedings which were a travesty of any notion of justice.