1 [U] (crime or act of) forging (forge2 2) a document, picture, signature, etc （文件、画、签字等的）伪造, 伪造罪, 伪造行为
5 years in prison for forgery. 他因伪造罪而坐了5年牢.
2 [C] document, signature, etc that has been forged 伪造的文件、签字等
*This famous painting was thought to be by Van Gogh, but it is in fact a forgery. 人们以为这是凡·高的名画, 其实是膺品. Cf 参看 counterfeit.
a document, painting, or piece of paper money that has been copied illegally
= fake The painting was a very clever forgery.[U]
the crime of copying official documents, money etc
1. This picture is not really by Picasso. It is a forgery. 这张画并非毕加索画的，是伪造品。
2. They knew the painting was a forgery. Moreover, they knew who had painted it. 他们知道那幅画是膺品. 而且还知道是谁仿画的.
3. It makes no difference that the forgery may have been a very skilful one: the bank must recognize its customer´s signature. 即使伪造得很巧妙，也不能付款，因为银行有责任辨认出其储户的签名。
4. If this facilitates forgery, it is the bank which will lose, not the customer. 如果因这种作法出现了伪造的话，受损失的将不是储户，而是银行。