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English definition of “fraud”

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
(Definition of fraud noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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