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Synonyms of counterfeit in English:


  • they were charged with supplying counterfeit cassettes
    fake, faked, copied, forged, feigned, simulated, sham, spurious, bogus, imitation, substitute, dummy, ersatz
    informal knock-off, pirate, pirated, phoney, pseud, pseudo
    British informal, dated cod
    [Antonyms] genuine
  • noun

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  • the shopkeeper knew the notes to be counterfeits
    fake, forgery, copy, reproduction, replica, imitation, likeness, lookalike, mock-up, dummy, substitute, fraud, sham
    informal phoney, pirate, knock-off, rip-off, put-on, dupe
    [Antonyms] original
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  • my signature is extremely hard to counterfeit
    fake, forge, copy, reproduce, replicate, imitate, simulate, feign, falsify, sham
    informal pirate
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