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Definition of forgery noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    forgery

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈfɔːdʒəri//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɔːrdʒəri//
     
    Types of crime
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] the crime of copying money, documents, etc. in order to cheat people synonym fake See related entries: Types of crime
  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. If the signature on the deed is a forgery, the whole legal position changes. See related entries: Types of crime
  3. compare counterfeit
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: forgery