Forgery - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːrdʒəri|  American pronunciation of the word forgery
Brit.  |ˈfɔːdʒ(ə)ri|  British pronunciation of the word forgery

noun

- a copy that is represented as the original (syn: counterfeit)
- criminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud

Examples

...that is a cheap forgery, not an authentic Ming Dynasty vase...

The signature is a forgery.

The painting was a very clever forgery.

They put her in prison for forgery.

The coins may look the same but one's a forgery.

Word forms

noun
singular: forgery
plural: forgeries
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