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English definition of “fake”

fake

verb [T] (MAKE COPY)   /feɪk/
to make something look like something else, esp. in order to deceive: She faked her mother’s signature on the permission form.
(Definition of fake verb (MAKE COPY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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