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1‘they were charged with supplying counterfeit cassettes’
fake, faked, copied, forged, feigned, simulated, sham, spurious, bogus, imitation, substitute, dummy, ersatz
informal knock-off, pirate, pirated, phoney, pseud, pseudo
British informal, dated cod
1‘the shopkeeper knew the notes to be counterfeits’
fake, forgery, copy, reproduction, replica, imitation, likeness, lookalike, mock-up, dummy, substitute, fraud, sham
informal phoney, pirate, knock-off, rip-off, put-on, dupe
1‘my signature is extremely hard to counterfeit’
fake, forge, copy, reproduce, replicate, imitate, simulate, feign, falsify, sham
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