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forgerynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈfɔː.dʒər.i/  us   /ˈfɔːr.dʒɚ.i/
C2 an illegal copy of a document, painting, etc. or the crime of making such illegal copies: These banknotes are forgeries. He increased his income by forgery.

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forgerynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈfɔr·dʒə·ri, ˈfoʊr-/
an illegal copy of a document, painting, etc., or the crime of making such copies: [C] These twenty-dollar bills are forgeries. [U] He was convicted of forgery.
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"forgery" in Business English

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forgerynoun

uk   us   /ˈfɔːdʒəri/ LAW
[C] (plural forgeries) a copy of a document, signature, painting, etc. that has been made illegally in order to deceive someone: As recommended, he called the bank to confirm that the bankers' draft was not a forgery.
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[U] the crime of illegally copying something in order to deceive someone: He is facing charges of grand theft by embezzlement and forgery.
(Definition of forgery from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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