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falsifyverb [T]

uk   /ˈfɒl.sɪ.faɪ/ us   /ˈfɑːl.sə.faɪ/ disapproving
to change something, such as a document, in order to deceive people: The certificate had clearly been falsified.
falsification
noun [U] uk   /ˌfɒl.sɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌfɑːl.sə.fəˈkeɪ.ʃən/
falsification of evidence
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falsifyverb [T]

uk   /ˈfɔːlsɪfaɪ/ us  
to change documents, figures, records, etc. in order to deceive someone: She was charged with falsifying bank records. The certificate had clearly been falsified.
falsification
noun [U] /ˌfɒlsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ /ˌfɑːl-/
the act of changing documents, figures, records, etc. in order to deceive someone: Five people were fired for inappropriate behavior and falsification of records.
(Definition of falsify from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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