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fraud·u·lent

 (frô′jə-lənt)
adj.
1. Engaging in fraud; deceitful.
2. Characterized by, constituting, or gained by fraud: fraudulent business practices.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin fraudulentus, from fraus, fraud-, deceit.]

fraud′u·lence n.
fraud′u·lent·ly adv.

fraudulent

(ˈfrɔːdjʊlənt)
adj
1. acting with or having the intent to deceive
2. relating to or proceeding from fraud or dishonest action
[C15: from Latin fraudulentus deceitful]
ˈfraudulence, ˈfraudulency n
ˈfraudulently adv

fraud•u•lent

(ˈfrɔ dʒə lənt)

adj.
1. characterized by, involving, or proceeding from fraud.
2. given to or using fraud; dishonest.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin]
fraud′u•lence, n.
fraud′u•lent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fraudulent - intended to deceive; "deceitful advertising"; "fallacious testimony"; "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge; "a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes"
dishonest, dishonorable - deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive

fraudulent

adjective deceitful, false, crooked (informal), untrue, sham, treacherous, dishonest, deceptive, counterfeit, spurious, crafty, swindling, double-dealing, duplicitous, knavish, phoney or phony (informal), criminal fraudulent claims about being a nurse
true, principled, genuine, upright, honourable, honest, reputable, lawful, trustworthy, dinkum (Austral & N.Z. informal), above board

fraudulent

adjective
Fraudulently or deceptively imitative:
Translations
إحْتيالي، غَشّاش
falešný
bedragerisk
prettvís; sviksamlegur

fraudulent

[ˈfrɔːdjʊlənt]
A. ADJfraudulento
B. CPD fraudulent conversion N (Jur) → apropiación f ilícita

fraudulent

[ˈfrɔːdʒʊlənt] adj
(= false) [claim] → frauduleux/euse
[election] → frauduleux/euse

fraudulent

fraudulent

[ˈfrɔːdjʊlnt] adj (behaviour) → disonesto/a; (claims) → fraudolento/a

fraud

(froːd) noun
1. (an act of) dishonesty. He was sent to prison for fraud.
2. a person who pretends to be something that he isn't. That man is not a famous writer, he's a fraud.
ˈfraudulent (-djulənt) , ((American) -dʒulənt) adjective
dishonest or intending to deceive. fraudulent behaviour.
ˈfraudulently adverb
ˈfraudulence noun
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