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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - To trick a person or organization in order to get money from them. Deprive of by deceit.

Usage examples (36)
  • Every year, several hundred thousand students and parents are defrauded by scholarship scams.
  • Madigan viewpoint: As the Court noted, speech in furtherance of a scheme to defraud is not speech protected by the First Amendment.
  • Also, since Sauron’s intent was to defraud from the outset, can he gain/profit from his illegal activities?
  • Mark's quotation of the Decalogue is unusual inasmuch as it refers to a commandment not to defraud, which is interesting. for more
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