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COUNTERFEITING (from Lat. contra-face...

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 315 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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COUNTERFEITING (from Lat. contra-facere, to make in opposition or contrast), making an imitation without authority and for the purpose of defrauding. The word is more particularly used in connexion with the making of imitations of money, whether paper or coin. (See COINAGE OFFENCES; FORGERY.)
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