frame-up

noun
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Definition of frame-up

1 : an act or series of actions in which someone is framed
2 : an action that is framed

First Known Use of frame-up

1889, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of frame-up was in 1889

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“Frame-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frame-up. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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frame-up

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English Language Learners Definition of frame-up

informal : a plan to make an innocent person appear to be guilty of a crime

frame-up

noun
\ ˈfrām-ˌəp \

Legal Definition of frame-up

: an act or series of acts in which someone is framed

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