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exaggerated claimnoun [C]

uk   us   INSURANCE
a ​request for an ​insurancepayment, which ​states that someone's illness, accident, ​loss, etc. is more serious than it really is in ​order to trick the ​insurancecompany into ​paying them ​extramoney: A common ​type of ​insurancefraud is when ​workerssubmit exaggerated ​injuryclaims for ​workers’ ​compensationpayouts.
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