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"fraudulent" in British English

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fraudulentadjective

uk   /ˈfrɔː.dʒə.lənt/ us   /ˈfrɑː.dʒə.lənt/
  • fraudulent adjective (CRIME)

C2 dishonest and illegal: A worrying trend for insurers has been a rise in fraudulent claims.
fraudulence
noun [U] uk   /ˈfrɔː.dʒə.ləns/ us   /ˈfrɑː.dʒə.ləns/
fraudulently
adverb uk   /ˈfrɔː.dʒə.lənt.li/ us   /ˈfrɑː.dʒə.lənt.li/
(Definition of fraudulent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fraudulent" in American English

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fraudulentadjective

us   /ˈfrɔ·dʒə·lənt/
  • fraudulent adjective (FALSE)

not what it claims or pretends to be: fraudulent advertising
  • fraudulent adjective (ILLEGAL)

intended to deceive people for the purpose of obtaining money or property: There’s been a rise in fraudulent insurance claims.
(Definition of fraudulent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fraudulent" in Business English

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fraudulentadjective

uk   /ˈfrɔːdjələnt/ us  
intended to deceive someone, for example, to get money: They thought I might try to collect insurance on a fraudulent claim. For a charge of fraudulent trading to succeed, dishonesty would first have to be proved.
(Definition of fraudulent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fraudulent”
in Arabic مُحتال…
in Korean 사기의, 부정의…
in Portuguese fraudulento…
in Catalan fraudulent…
in Japanese 不正な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 犯罪的, 欺骗的,欺诈的…
in Turkish aldatıcı, sahte, hileli…
in Russian мошеннический…
in Chinese (Traditional) 犯罪的, 欺騙的,欺詐的…
in Italian fraudolento…
in Polish fałszywy…
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“fraudulent” in American English

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