Definition of Forgery in English :

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Forgery meaning in English

Meaning of Forgery in English

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1. counterfeit, forgery

a copy that is represented as the original

2. forgery

criminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud

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noun plural -geries
the act of reproducing something for a deceitful or fraudulent purpose
something forged, such as a work of art or an antique
3. criminal law
the false making or altering of any document, such as a cheque or character reference (and including a postage stamp), or any tape or disc on which information is stored, intending that people shall accept it as genuine and so act to their or another's prejudice
something forged
4. criminal law
the counterfeiting of a seal or die with intention to defraud

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nounWord forms: plural ˈforgeries
the act or legal offense of imitating or counterfeiting documents, signatures, works of art, etc. to deceive
anything forged
3.  Archaic

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n. pl. for·ger·ies
1. The act of forging something, especially the unlawful act of counterfeiting a document or object for the purposes of fraud or deception.
2. Something that has been forged, especially a document that has been copied or remade to look like the original.

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