fal·​si·​fied ˈfȯl-sə-ˌfīd How to pronounce falsified (audio)
: made false : falsely created or altered in order to deceive
falsified passports
a falsified report of the incident

Examples of falsified in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And she’s become a master at spotting certain types of falsified images in research papers. Anna Funk, Discover Magazine, 20 Nov. 2023 On average, each trooper issued 4.7 unmatched (or likely falsified reports) per year. Isabelle Butera, USA TODAY, 20 July 2023 Their searches were also stymied by incomplete and falsified records and local laws that prioritized birth parents’ privacy over the rights of adoptees. Choe Sang-Hun, BostonGlobe.com, 17 Sep. 2023 In his plea agreement, Plump admitted to submitting falsified budgets to the fund’s committee to get the money. Joseph D. Bryant | Jbryant@al.com, al, 31 Aug. 2023 The tip led officials to a raft of falsified IRS tax forms, business records and loan applications submitted by Broward deputies, federal officials in South Florida announced Thursday. Kyle Melnick, Washington Post, 13 Oct. 2023 Most of the falsified documents are associated with commodity parts such as bushings and fasteners, a CFM spokesman said. Albertina Torsoli, Fortune, 22 Sep. 2023 The state investigation had been spurned by an audit released this past June, which alleged that Connecticut state troopers sent at least 26,000 falsified traffic tickets to the state's Racial Profiling Prohibition Project. Justin Klawans, The Week, 5 Aug. 2023 Regulators and companies, including GE and Safran, have identified dozens of falsified records accompanying the sale of parts by AOG Technics. Albertina Torsoli, Fortune, 22 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1528, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of falsified was in 1528

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“Falsified.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/falsified. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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