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Definition of forgery noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable] the crime of copying money, documents, etc. in order to cheat people synonym fake
  2. 2[countable] something, for example a document, piece of paper money, etc., that has been copied in order to cheat people Experts are dismissing claims that the painting is a forgery. compare counterfeit
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