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English definition of “frame”

frame

verb [T often passive] (MAKE GUILTY)    /freɪm/ informal
to make a person seem to be guilty of a crime when they are not, by producing facts or information that are not true: He claimed he'd been framed by the police.Blaming and accusing
(Definition of frame verb (MAKE GUILTY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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