Definition Of counterfeit

verb

a fraudulent imitation of something else; a forgery.

he knew the tapes to be counterfeits

imitate fraudulently.

my signature is extremely hard to counterfeit

made in exact imitation of something valuable or important with the intention to deceive or defraud.

two men were remanded on bail on a charge of passing counterfeit $10 bills

Example Of counterfeit

  • A daring nighttime police raid of the night market on Thepprasit Road netted 350 counterfeit CDs and resulted in the arrest of two vendors.

  • And coins are harder to counterfeit than gold bars.

  • And, short of reproducing the process, but with a new name on the credits page, it would be very hard to counterfeit this.

  • Anti-theft tags will be fitted to laptops, compact discs and clothing consignments as part of a partnership initiative with major UK businesses to stamp out the illicit trade in stolen and counterfeit goods.

  • ‘Most companies are fully willing to help identify counterfeiters, counterfeit goods and to provide testimony in court,’ Harris said.


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