frame-up


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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

frame′-up`



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
References in classic literature ?
I'm not sayin' nothing about book-makers an' frame-ups that sometimes happen.
And 1.2 million Indonesians have reportedly gone on the net to support the KPK deputies against an apparent police-and-judiciary-backed frame-up, while the political parties in parliament seem complicit with the weakening of the KPK and back the police.
The records can allow the petitioners to scrutinize each case for indications of excessive use of force by the police, frame-ups, cover-ups or other anomalies in waging the war on illegal drugs.
Except for a radical reduction in acts of terrorism; thanks to the Armed Forces, there is no let-up in rampant corruption, smuggling, adulteration, graft, hoarding, black-marketing, police connivance in abductions and murder of the innocent, swindling, double-crossing and frame-ups and all sorts of mafias operating in Pakistan with the influential criminals getting away with blue murder amid an irresponsive judicial system and the political leadership routinely taking notice, ordering enquiries and expressing grief and sympathy with the affected, which is now looked upon with contempt by the sufferers; invariably the common man who is delivered nothing.
It is believed, the current regime's actions against former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and the Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and other functionaries are "frame-ups and based on concocted charges", like those against former Defence Minister Col.
We also discovered that a lot of their crimes were born out of frame-ups and their fight for survival.
Bucking up his workers, Hussain asked them to repose full trust in him as, according to him, the cases he was facing in London were merely frame-ups, which were bound to go nowhere.