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English definition of “fraudulent”

fraudulent

adjective  /ˈfrɔ·dʒə·lənt/ us  

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.
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