counterfeit counterfeit  /ˈkaʊn tər ˌfɪt/


  1. (n) a copy that is represented as the original
  2. (v) make a copy of with the intent to deceive
  3. (adj) not genuine; imitating something superior


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  1. The online behemoth must pay $63 million in damages, after agreeing that the site had facilitated the sale of counterfeit versions of its high-end products.
  2. But it does take a certain sensibility to be a producer of counterfeit money; you have to have an artistic sense.
  3. In the past, counterfeit goods were returned by the Customs Service to the exporter.


  1. Counterfeit cash on the rise in Albany

    The Albany Police Department is seeing an increase in the usage of counterfeit money.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WFXL Southwest Georgia

  2. Counterfeit $10 and $20 bills surfacing in Stanford area

    STANFORD — Residents in the Lincoln County area might want to be extra cautious with their cash while local law enforcement is dealing with an influx of counterfeit money.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Interior Journal

  3. COUNTERFEIT CASH: Man found with $1K in fake bills

    Hennepin County is leveling counterfeit charges against a man who was caught with an envelope stuffed with $1,000 in fake currency, and that sum has authorities exploring how he got it.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: FOX 9 News Twin Cities

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  1. Sir Liam said: "There's generally a growth in people ordering drugs from the internet worldwide and there's a lot of concern among health authorities that people might buy counterfeit drugs. I think this is a similar situation - people shouldn't buy...
    on Jul 3, 2009 By: Liam Donaldson Source:

  2. "We bought three tickets in the parking lot for $100 each, and when the lady scanned them, they came up 'counterfeit,'" said Stewart, of Chesapeake, Va., "but she let us in anyway."
    on Mar 7, 2009 By: Rod Stewart Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. "To accept the importation of foreign drugs is to open the door so that a cottage industry today becomes a major industry tomorrow in supplying counterfeit drugs," said Sen. Richard Burr, RN.C.
    on May 3, 2007 By: Richard Burr Source: Forbes

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