fraudulence

  • 1 fraudulence — UK US /ˈfrɔːdjʊləns/ US  /ˈfrɔːdʒələns/ noun [U] ► the act of deceiving someone, for example, to get money: »Identity theft wasn t even recognized as a form of fraudulence until recently. → See also FRAUD(Cf. ↑fraud) …

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  • 2 Fraudulence — Fraud u*lence (?; 135), Fraudulency Fraud u*len*cy, n. [L. fraudulentia.] The quality of being fraudulent; deliberate deceit; trickishness. Hooker. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 fraudulence — index artifice, bad repute, collusion, corruption, criminality, deceit, deception, dishonesty, false pretens …

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  • 4 fraudulence — fraudulent ► ADJECTIVE 1) done by or involving fraud. 2) deceitful or dishonest. DERIVATIVES fraudulence noun fraudulently adverb …

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  • 5 fraudulence — noun Date: 1601 the quality or state of being fraudulent …

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  • 6 fraudulence — See fraudulent. * * * …

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  • 7 fraudulence — noun The condition of being fraudulent …

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  • 8 fraudulence — Synonyms and related words: ballot box stuffing, bunco, cardsharping, cheat, cheating, corruptedness, corruption, corruptness, cozenage, criminality, crookedness, deviousness, diddle, diddling, dishonesty, dishonor, dodge, evasiveness,… …

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  • 9 fraudulence — fraud·u·lence || frɔːdjÊŠlÉ™ns / dÊ’É™ n. cheating, deceitfulness, deception; intentional deception …

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  • 10 fraudulence — fraud·u·lence …

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  • 11 fraudulence — noun 1. the quality of being fraudulent • Syn: ↑deceit • Derivationally related forms: ↑fraudulent • Hypernyms: ↑dishonesty 2. something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage …

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  • 12 Fraudulency — Fraudulence Fraud u*lence (?; 135), Fraudulency Fraud u*len*cy, n. [L. fraudulentia.] The quality of being fraudulent; deliberate deceit; trickishness. Hooker. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 fraudulent — fraudulence, fraudulency, n. fraudulently, adv. /fraw jeuh leuhnt/, adj. 1. characterized by, involving, or proceeding from fraud, as actions, enterprise, methods, or gains: a fraudulent scheme to evade taxes. 2. given to or using fraud, as a… …

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  • 14 forgery — /fawr jeuh ree, fohr /, n., pl. forgeries. 1. the crime of falsely making or altering a writing by which the legal rights or obligations of another person are apparently affected; simulated signing of another person s name to any such writing… …

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  • 15 Deception — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Deception >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 deception deception Sgm: N 1 falseness falseness &c. 544 Sgm: N 1 untruth untruth &c. 546 Sgm: N 1 imposition imposition imposture Sgm: N 1 fraud …

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  • 16 deceit — [n1] practice of misleading ambidexterity, ambidextrousness, artifice, cheating, chicane, chicanery, cozening, craft, craftiness, cunning, deceitfulness, deception, defrauding, dirty dealing*, dirty pool*, dishonesty, dissemblance, dissimulation …

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  • 17 dupery — noun something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage • Syn: ↑fraud, ↑fraudulence, ↑hoax, ↑humbug, ↑put on • Derivationally related forms: ↑put on (for: ↑ …

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  • 18 put-on — noun 1. a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement • Syn: ↑antic, ↑joke, ↑prank, ↑trick, ↑caper • Derivationally related forms: ↑trickster (for: ↑ …

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  • 19 fraud|u|len|cy — «FR juh luhn see, FRD yu », noun, plural cies. = fraudulence. (Cf. ↑fraudulence) …

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  • 20 Anachronism — An anachronism (from the Greek ana ανά , against, anti , and chronos χρόνος , time ) is anything that is temporally incongruous in the time period it has been placed in mdash;that is, it appears in a temporal context in which it seems… …

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