noun, plural for·ger·ies.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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Example sentences from the Web for forgery
Later this year, as countries begin to introduce vaccination “passports”—documents meant to enable people to travel or return to work more easily once they have been immunized—Stock expects a rise in forgeries seeking to game this system.Fake Vaccines Are 'Liquid Gold' In Pandemic Crime Wave Worth Billions, Says Interpol|Simon Shuster|March 12, 2021|Time
In 2018, his Dutch bank, De Volksbank, accused him of committing forgery, by stating on a bank form that he had “no other tax residence” outside the Netherlands.Why 'Accidental Americans' Are Desperate to Give Up Their U.S. Citizenship|Vivienne Walt|December 22, 2020|Time
Reporters Tom Jones and Dorian Hargrove wrote that they were essentially duped by this forgery.
One of the documents NBC relied on for the story was “a forgery – raising more questions about who created it, and the intentions behind it,” the reporters wrote.Morning Report: Downtown Jail Outbreak Goes From Bad to Worse|Voice of San Diego|September 11, 2020|Voice of San Diego
But the true forgery—like the work of Han van Meegeren, the Dutch World War 2-era forger of Vermeer—is actually very rare.Are Over Half the Works on the Art Market Really Fakes?|Tom Sykes|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In late June, John Re was arrested on charges of engaging in an eBay forgery scheme that earned him $1.9 million.
But Colette sees a more serious problem with forgery, beyond the distorting effect forgery has on the art market.
On the other hand, if the text is a forgery, then it is a better forgery than previously thought.
In some ways GJW is actually more interesting if it is a modern forgery.
But it was strongly rumoured that there had been foul play, peculation, even forgery.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The unauthorized writing out and sending of a telegram in another person's name is a forgery.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
Once Harkaway is removed from your path, you may sleep in peace, for he alone can now punish you for forgery.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng
He had an uneasy feeling that the Indian's challenge was genuine enough, but he still hoped to have it pronounced a forgery.The Talking Horse|F. Anstey
Forgery is singularly easy in a land where the seal is the sole signature, and any seal-cutter can copy it from an impression.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
British Dictionary definitions for forgery
noun plural -geries
- the false making or altering of any document, such as a cheque or character reference (and including a postage stamp), or any tape or disc on which information is stored, intending that anyone shall accept it as genuine and so act to his or another's prejudice
- something forged