Definition of Forgery
(noun) Criminal falsification through reproduction or modification of an object with fraudulent intent.
- American English – /fOR-juhr-ree/
- British English – /fAWj-uh-ree/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈfɔrʤəri/
- British English – /ˈfɔːdʒəri/
- Plural: forgeries
- A type of crime.
- A (noun) forger (also called a counterfeiter) (verb) forges a forgery.
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