Meaning of “exaggerated claim” in the English Dictionary

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"exaggerated claim" in Business English

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exaggerated claimnoun [ C ]


a request for an insurance payment, which states that someone's illness, accident, loss, etc. is more serious than it really is in order to trick the insurance company into paying them extra money:

A common type of insurance fraud is when workers submit exaggerated injury claims for workerscompensation payouts.

(Definition of “exaggerated claim” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)