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Flashcards in "False Friends"(and Partial Ones, Too) Deck (11):
1

adicto

A partisan or follower; (adj.) addicted to a vice

2

americano

Person from the Western Hemisphere (N. America, C. America, S. America); for a person from the U.S., use the word "estadounidense"

3

aprobar

to give approval; to pass an exam

4

audiencia

A hearing or meeting with an important person

5

bases

Foundation; grass roots; rank and file

6

argumento

A legal or intellectual argument

7

beneficiencia

A beneficiary, Public Welfare Department or charity

8

bravo

Courageous; fierce

9

calificar de

To describe as; deem

10

campo

The countryside; a playing field

11

acta

Formal written minutes of a meeting