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fraud

[frôd]
Etymology: L, fraudare, to cheat
(in law) the act of intentionally misleading or deceiving another person by any means so as to cause him or her legal injury, usually the loss of something valuable or the surrender of a legal right resulting from the action of that person on the misrepresentation.

fraud

Managed care The intentional misrepresentation or deception resulting in payment(s) for services not rendered or payment above that normally paid. See Medicaid fraud, Medicare fraud Patient care Dishonest practice; breach of confidence. See AIDS fraud, Health fraud. Cf Misrepresentation.

fraud

(frawd)
An act of deliberate deception performed to acquire an unlawful benefit, such as the improper coding of health services in a claim for payment.

fraud

(frawd)
An act of deliberate deception performed to acquire an unlawful benefit.

fraud,

n an intentional perversion of truth for the purpose of inducing another, in reliance on it, to part with something valuable or to surrender a legal right; deliberate deception; deceit; trickery.
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The bananafish parable, then, serves to translate Seymour's war experience rather than his incapacity to cope with the world's phoniness (36) or his suggested sexual problems.
For now she'll likely be remembered for getting the demons off her back at Wimbledon, for handling her first major victory in Australia with equanimity, and for defying any layer of phoniness almost from the outset of her career.
The result was ridicule from his opponents and charges of phoniness from the chattering class.
militant action' debate--it took the revolution in the chapter at Columbia and the subsequent mass student rebellion to show the essential unity of the two lines, and the phoniness of the debate" (Mark Rudd, "Columbia: Notes on the Spring Rebellion," in The New Left Reader, ed.
13), I was actually relieved to realize that others had expressed a concern that has followed me over the years, described as an "internal experience of intellectual phoniness.
Welch also condemns the phoniness of the annual budgeting process and the downside of not establishing and staying true to company values.
They recognize the negative effects of often-displayed workplace behaviors such as impatience with disruption, frustration with impossible to-do lists, and the draining of enthusiasm caused by snappiness, phoniness, and aloofness.
But sentimentality also carries the connotation of falseness or phoniness.
Anything that remotely smacks of spin or phoniness will spell ruin.
Despite his phoniness, Sprott is not without redeeming qualities.
There's not a sense of phoniness about it or a disconnect between the people and the liturgy.