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American English: /ˈkaʊn(t)ərˌfɪt/
British English: /ˈkaʊntəfɪt/
, /ˈkaʊntəfiːt/

Translation of counterfeit in Spanish:


transitive verb

  • (coins/banknotes)
    Example sentences
    • The idea is to prevent large-scale piracy operations from thieves who counterfeit Symantec programs and offer them to customers on the Web.
    • It has successfully prosecuted all kinds of card fraudsters but has particularly focused on the scams carried out by counterfeiting gangs who often run sophisticated factory-style operations.
    • Would a nationally-issued identity document solve the problem of identity-related fraud, or would this be just another document that could be counterfeited and abused by fraudsters?
    Example sentences
    • You guys do the best at counterfeiting friendship.
    • Abigail, the daughter of Barabas, having counterfeited a religious vocation in order to help her father recover his money, eventually becomes a nun.
    • It is the taint of Eton that makes him ineligible to lead the Tory Party, in the view of some who believe that counterfeiting Blairism is the road to power.


  • (coin/concern)
    Example sentences
    • Jenn, there is no way you would be able to tell me that this wasn't a counterfeit bill.
    • UK computer retailers are warned today of a sophisticated new scam involving counterfeit cheques.
    • ‘Most companies are fully willing to help identify counterfeiters, counterfeit goods and to provide testimony in court,’ Harris said.
    Example sentences
    • The counterfeit nature of Modernism's dream of freedom is written into the dream's realization.
    • These are the 22-minute sitcom's ‘serious’ interludes, usually signified by fifteen seconds unbroken by a counterfeit laugh.
    • Leave it to Hollywood to trim the truth for the sake of counterfeit sentiment and narrative noodling.
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