Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “fraud”

See all translations

fraud

noun
 
 
/frɔːd/
CRIME [U, C] the crime of doing something illegal in order to get money: credit card fraudFraud and corruptionFaking and pretending
PERSON [C] someone who deceives people by pretending to be someone or something that they are notFraud and corruptionFaking and pretendingAffected and insincereUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant menDishonest peopleLies, lying and hypocrisyCheating and tricking
Translations of “fraud”
in Korean 사기…
in Arabic احتيال…
in French fraude, imposteur…
in Turkish dolandırıcılık, düzenbazlık, sahtekârlık…
in Italian frode…
in Chinese (Traditional) 罪行, 詐騙(罪)…
in Russian мошенничество, мошенник…
in Polish oszustwo, oszustwa, oszust/ka…
in Spanish fraude, impostor…
in Portuguese fraude, embuste, trapaça…
in German der Betrug, der Hochstapler…
in Catalan frau…
in Japanese 詐欺…
in Chinese (Simplified) 罪行, 诈骗(罪)…
(Definition of fraud from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “fraud”

Definitions of “fraud” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

guru

a religious leader or teacher in the Hindu or Sikh religion

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More