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How to Pronounce counterfeit?

Correct pronunciation for the word "counterfeit" is [kˈa͡ʊntəfˌɪt], [kˈa‍ʊntəfˌɪt], [k_ˈaʊ_n_t_ə_f_ˌɪ_t].

Definition of counterfeit

  1. A cheat; one who pretends to be what he is not; an impostor.
  2. Forged; made in imitation, with a view to defraud, by passing it for genuine; not genuine; having the resemblance of.
  3. To feign: to dissemble; to carry on a deception.
  4. To forge; to copy or imitate without authority or right, and palm off as genuine; to imitate.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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