forgery

(noun) “[C]riminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud” (Princeton University 2010).

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: forgeries
  • A type of crime.
  • A (noun) forger (also called a counterfeiter)(verb) forges a forgery.

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References

Princeton University. 2010. “About WordNet.” WordNet. (http://wordnet.princeton.edu/wordnet).

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