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Synonyms for sham

Synonyms for sham

a fraudulent imitation

a false, derisive, or impudent imitation of something

to behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of

to take on or give a false appearance of

Synonyms for sham

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It also creates a risk that sham marriages will be displaced from areas where they are identified to those where they are not.
Sunrise and sunset Shams in Konya and meeting with Mowlana:
In hospitals that use sham peer review, a hospital administrator or employee will sometimes solicit or help construct such complaints.
Cameron, (6) Canadian courts have relied on Lord Diplock's definition of a sham in his decision in Snook v.
Speaking from Lahore Sham Singh said that his priority would be to expedite the works for the up keep and development of the Gurdwaras situated in Pakistan.
We are excited to partner with Intersouth as we launch and grow our company," said Philip Holt, President & CEO of Row Sham Bow.
Sham marriages are big black market business in Ireland with Asian men paying EUR10,000 for a union with Eastern European women to gain EU residency.
The Eighth Circuit's analysis of whether a sham exists consists of two prongs: (1) under the business-purpose test, "a transaction will be characterized as a sham if 'it is not motivated by any economic purpose outside of tax considerations'"; and (2) under the economic-substance test, if it "is without economic substance because no real potential for profit exists" (5 IES Indus.
ARCADIA - The way they ran in the Sham Stakes at Santa Anita on Sunday, it was as if Master David knew he needed a victory to earn a ``Derby horse'' badge and Action This Day knew he was a champion just shaking off the winter rust.
case law has evolved to incorporate business purpose and economic substance as critical elements in determining what constitutes a sham.
Before these trials, two captive-raised dolphins had ignored sham ink applications that left no visible marks.
Khalid Al Midfa, Chairman of Shams, Syed Ahmed, International Business Development Head of ZOO Digital, and Asad Khan, President and Founder of Olive Digital, in Sharjah.
Khalid Al Midfa, Chairman of Shams commented, "We look forward to being the trusted local partners of ZOO Digital and Olive Digital in the UAE and MENA region.
Slogan of Shams Radio -- press photo CAIRO -- 16 December 2017: Association Shams -- an organization that campaigns for the decriminalization of homosexuality in Tunisia -- launched the first Arab web-radio station for the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community on Tuesday.
The official added Jabal Shams and Jabal Al Akhdar had recorded temperatures of minus 1degrees Celsius on Wednesday.