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English definition of “fraudulent”

fraudulent

adjective (CRIME)    /ˈfrɔː.djʊ.lənt/ US  /ˈfrɑː-/
C2 dishonest and illegal: A worrying trend for insurers has been a rise in fraudulent claims.Fraud and corruption fraudulence     /-ləns/ noun [U] Fraud and corruption fraudulently     /-li/ adverb Fraud and corruptionDishonest
(Definition of fraudulent adjective (CRIME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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