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falsify

verb [T]     /ˈfɔːlsɪfaɪ/
to change documents, figures, records, etc. in order to deceive someone: She was charged with falsifying bank records. The certificate had clearly been falsified.
falsification /ˌfɒlsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ US   /ˌfɑːl-/ noun [U] the act of changing documents, figures, records, etc. in order to deceive someone: Five people were fired for inappropriate behavior and falsification of records.
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