Definition of fraudulent in English:

fraudulent

Line breaks: fraudu|lent
Pronunciation: /ˈfrɔːdjʊl(ə)nt
 
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adjective

Derivatives

fraudulence

noun
More example sentences
  • These are instances of deception we know about, and they have two important consequences apart from the fraudulence of any policies based on such deceit.
  • Then there's the possibility that fraudulence at the polls that has gone undetected could make the difference.
  • Not only have they dared to reveal some of the secrets behind their own tricks, but they've also made a name for themselves as debunkers, exploring the fraudulence of so-called supernatural phenomenon.

fraudulently

adverb
More example sentences
  • I don't think that any board is capable of guaranteeing that some employees will not act fraudulently.
  • A few days later she fraudulently put about $21,000 into her husband's bank account, police said.
  • He also fraudulently claimed income support and took out life insurance after getting a golfing partner to sign a letter claiming he had worked for him as a sales manager.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin fraudulentus, from fraus, fraud- 'deceit, injury'.

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