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Forgery

forgery n

pl: -er·ies
1 : the act of falsely making, altering, or imitating (as a document or signature) with intent to defraud
;also
: the crime of committing such an act
2 : something that is forged



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.