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frame-up

(frām′ŭp′)
n. Informal
1. A scheme to incriminate an innocent person.
2. A contest or deliberation the outcome of which is fraudulently prearranged.

frame-up

n
1. a conspiracy to incriminate someone on a false charge
2. a plot to bring about a dishonest result, as in a contest

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n.
a fraudulent incrimination of an innocent person.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frame-up - an act that incriminates someone on a false charge
falsehood, falsification - the act of rendering something false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting

frame-up

noun (Slang) false charge, set-up (slang), fabrication, fit-up (slang), trumped-up charge, put-up job He was innocent and the victim of a frame-up.
Translations

frame-up

[ˈfreɪmʌp] Ntrampa f, montaje m (para incriminar a algn)
it's a frame-upaquí hay trampa, esto es un montaje

frame-up

[ˈfreɪmˌʌp] n (fam) → montatura
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Lawyer Michael Mansfield called it the "biggest frameup ever", as the claims came to light on BBC's Inside Out.
The narrative stashes ample drama and scope for action as Salt uses her skills as a covert operative to try and uncover the truth behind the frameup.
52) In addition, when he raised the "doctors' plot" affair, the prosecution of physicians, most of them Jewish, for allegedly conspiring to kill the Soviet leaders on orders from the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and Zionists, the response was: "Actually, more non-Jews than Jews were indicted in that unfortunate frameup, but it was perpetrated by Lavrenti Beria (now thoroughly discredited).
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