1 [C, U] (act of) deceiving sb illegally in order to make money or obtain goods 欺骗（行为）; 诈骗
*found guilty of fraud 被裁定诈骗罪成立
* Thousands of frauds are committed every year. 每年有数以千计的诈骗案.
2 [C] person who deceives others by pretending to have abilities, skills, etc that he does not really have; impostor 骗子; 冒名顶替者
*This woman is a fraud she has no medical qualifications at all. 这女人是个骗子--她根本没有行医的资格.
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French;Origin: fraude, from Latin fraus 'deceiving']
[U and C]
the crime of deceiving people in order to gain something such as money or goods
tax/insurance/credit card etc fraud
He's been charged with tax fraud.
She was found guilty of fraud.
someone or something that is not what it is claimed to be
I felt like a fraud.
The police exposed the letter as a fraud.
1. But surely there aren't many cases of marriage fraud involving Italians, I suggested. 但牵涉到意大利人的结婚骗局案肯定不会多, 我这样对他说。
2. He was found guilty of fraud. 他被判决犯有诈骗罪。
3. He is naive, simple and guileless; he cannot be guilty of fraud. 他天真、单纯、正直, 他决不会耍阴谋。