Definition of

False Pretense

  1. (noun, act) (law) an offense involving intent to defraud and false representation and obtaining property as a result of that misrepresentation

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Synonyms of False Pretense

false pretence

Alternate forms of False Pretense

Hypernyms: infraction, infringement, misdemeanor, misdemeanour, violation

Words that sound like False Pretense

false pretence, flashboarding

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