Counterfeit Legal Meaning and Definition
Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Counterfeit.
(Adjective) Describing an item or document made in exact imitation of something valuable with the intent to deceive or defraud, such as money or other legal tender, and presented as genuine; falsely made or produced.
(Noun) An imitation designed to deceive; a copy that is represented as the original.
(Verb) The act of making or producing a fraudulent imitation of something, typically money or documents, with the intention of deception or fraud.
Example: "Selling counterfeit goods is a punishable offense under the law."