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English definition of “fraudulence”


noun [U]
/ˈfrɔːdjʊləns/ US   /ˈfrɔːdʒələns/
the act of deceiving someone, for example, to get money: Identity theft wasn't even recognized as a form of fraudulence until recently. → See also fraud
(Definition of fraudulence from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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