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fraudulent

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adjective fraud·u·lent \-lənt\

Simple Definition of fraudulent

  • : done to trick someone for the purpose of getting something valuable

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fraudulent

  1. :  characterized by, based on, or done by fraud :  deceitful

fraudulently adverb
fraudulentness noun

Examples of fraudulent in a sentence

  1. Corrupt leaders were chosen in a fraudulent election.

  2. fraudulent use of a credit card

  3. the victim of a fraudulent scheme



15th Century

First Known Use of fraudulent

15th century


FRAUDULENT Defined for Kids

fraudulent

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adjective fraud·u·lent \ˈfrȯ-jə-lənt\

Definition of fraudulent for Students

  1. :  based on or done by deceit <a fraudulent claim>

fraudulently adverb



Law Dictionary

fraudulent

adjective fraud·u·lent

Legal Definition of fraudulent

  1. :  characterized by, based on, or done by fraud — compare deceptive, false, misleading

fraudulently adverb




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