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English definition of “fraudulent”

fraudulent

adjective uk   /ˈfrɔː.djʊ.lənt/ us    /ˈfrɑː-/

fraudulent adjective (CRIME)

C2 dishonest and illegal: A worrying trend for insurers has been a rise in fraudulent claims.Fraud and corruption

fraudulent adjective (FALSE)

intended to deceive: They claim that the fall in unemployment is based on a fraudulent manipulation of statistics.Dishonest
fraudulence
noun [U] uk   /-ləns/ us  
Fraud and corruption
fraudulently
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Fraud and corruptionDishonest
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