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fraudulent

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French, from Latin fraudulentus, from fraus.

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fraudulent (comparative more fraudulent, superlative most fraudulent)

  1. dishonest; based on fraud or deception
  2. false; phony
    He tried to pass a fraudulent check.

Usage notesEdit

  • Nouns to which "fraudulent" is often applied: claim, practice, transfer, scheme, transaction, document, intent, misrepresentation, act, action, mortgage, check, conveyance, accounting, bankruptcy, reporting, etc.

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