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noun     farce pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [singular/uncountable] a situation or event that is silly because it is very badly organized, unsuccessful, or unfair

    The trial has been a complete farce, from beginning to end.

  2. 2
    [countable] theatre, cinema a play or movie in which people get involved in silly or unlikely situations that are intended to make you laugh
    1. a.
      [uncountable] theatre, cinema the style of writing and acting used for farces


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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