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counterfeit

kown ter fit

  • n  a copy that is represented as the original
  • v  make a copy of with the intent to deceive
    they counterfeited dollar bills
  • a  not genuine; imitating something superior
    counterfeit emotion
    counterfeit money
    counterfeit works of art
    a counterfeit prince

  • These drug dealers traffic in counterfeit medicine--ineffective at best, deadly at worst--and as director general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and .
  • Harry Truman unkindly proclaimed Graham a "counterfeit," a mere publicity monger, but while I still remain a Truman Democrat, I think our last really good President oversimplified .
  • 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.
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  • Liam Donaldson in Telegraph.co.uk
    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...
  • Rod Stewart in San Diego Union Tribune
    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."
  • Richard Burr in Forbes
    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.

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