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Sham

sham n

: something that is false, deceptive, misleading, or otherwise not genuine
adj : not genuine
: intended to mislead or deceive
: false illusory [the sale for one dollar was a transfer of property]



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

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