Definitions for false pretense
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an illegal, deliberate misrepresentation of facts, as to obtain title to money or property.
Origin of false pretense:
false pretense, false pretence(noun)
(law) an offense involving intent to defraud and false representation and obtaining property as a result of that misrepresentation
representation of untrue facts
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