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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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farcefarce /fɑːs $ fɑːrs/ noun  1 [singular]FAIL an event or a situation that is very badly organized or does not happen properly, in a way that is silly and unreasonable She admitted that the interview had been a complete farce from start to finish.2 [countable, uncountable] a humorous play or film in which the characters are involved in complicated and silly situations, or the style of writing or acting that is used
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farceThe speed limits on that stretch of road are a farce.a farce by FeydeauMore literary games, but here intellectual conceits are mixed with bawdy farce.But the incidents and the relationships developed along the way give it a wily balance of farce and sentiment.I think that we should stop this farce, here and now.
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