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fraud·u·lent / ˈfrôjələnt/ • adj. obtained, done by, or involving deception, esp. criminal deception: the fraudulent copying of American software. ∎  unjustifiably claiming or being credited with particular accomplishments or qualities: he unmasked fraudulent psychics. DERIVATIVES: fraud·u·lence n. fraud·u·lent·ly adv.

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Fraudulent

FRAUDULENT

The description of a willful act commenced with thespecific intentto deceive or cheat, in order to cause some financial detriment to another and to engender personal financial gain.

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