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counterfeit

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Etymology

From Old French contrefait.

Pronunciation

Adjective

counterfeit (not comparable)

Positive
counterfeit

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. false, especially of money; intended to deceive or carry appearance of being genuine.
    This counterfeit watch looks like the real thing, but it broke a week after I bought it.
  2. unauthentic

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Translations

Noun

Singular
counterfeit

Plural
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counterfeit ({{{1}}})
  1. A non-genuine article; a fake.

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Derived terms

Verb

Infinitive
to counterfeit

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to counterfeit (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To produce (art, money, etc...) that appears to be official or valid.

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