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fraudulent [ 'frɔdʒələnt] adj.欺骗的,不诚实的

fraudulent voting 欺诈性投票

fraudulent a.欺骗的;诡诈的

不诚实的 snide; disingenuous; fraudulent; insincere; perfidious; dishonest

不正的 illicit; iniquitous; fraudulent

{adj: bogus, fake, phony, phoney, bastard} fraudulent; having a misleading appearance

{adj: collusive, conniving} acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end

{adj: deceitful, fallacious, fraudulent} intended to deceive
"deceitful advertising"
"fallacious testimony"
"smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge
"a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes"

{adj: dishonest, dishonorable} deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
<-> honest

{adj: honest, honorable} not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent
"honest lawyers"
"honest reporting"
"an honest wage"
"honest weight"
<-> dishonest

{adv: criminally} in violation of the law; in a criminal manner
"the alterations in the document were ruled to be criminally fraudulent"

{adv: fraudulently} in a dishonest and fraudulent manner
"this money was fraudulently obtained"

{n: bankruptcy, failure} inability to discharge all your debts as they come due
"the company had to declare bankruptcy"
"fraudulent loans led to the failure of many banks"

{n: barratry} (maritime law) a fraudulent breach of duty by the master of a ship that injures the owner of the ship or its cargo; includes every breach of trust such as stealing or sinking or deserting the ship or embezzling the cargo

{n: blue sky law} a state law regulating the sale of securities in an attempt to control the sale of securities in fraudulent enterprises

{n: breach of trust with fraudulent intent} larceny after trust rather than after unlawful taking

{n: embezzlement, peculation, defalcation, misapplication, misappropriation} the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else

{n: falsification, falsehood} the act of rendering something false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting

{n: fraudulence, deceit} the quality of being fraudulent

{n: fraudulence, duplicity} a fraudulent or duplicitous representation

{n: identity theft} the co-option of another person's personal information (e.g., name, Social Security number, credit card number, passport) without that person's knowledge and the fraudulent use of such knowledge

{n: pyramid scheme} a fraudulent scheme in which people are recruited to make payments to the person who recruited them while expecting to receive payments from the persons they recruit; when the number of new recruits fails to sustain the hierarchical payment structure the scheme collapses with most of the participants losing the money they put in

{n: pyramiding} a fraudulent business practice involving some form of pyramid scheme e.g., the chain of distribution is artificially expanded by an excessive number of distributors selling to other distributors at progressively higher wholesale prices until retail prices are unnecessarily inflated

{n: racket, fraudulent scheme, illegitimate enterprise} an illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit

{n: scam, cozenage} a fraudulent business scheme

{n: swindle, cheat, rig} the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
"that book is a fraud"

{v: pose, impersonate, personate} pretend to be someone you are not ; sometimes with fraudulent intentions
"She posed as the Czar's daughter"

{v: rig, manipulate} manipulate in a fraudulent manner
"rig prices"


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