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[ fɹˈe͡ɪmˈʌp], [ fɹˈe‍ɪmˈʌp], [ f_ɹ_ˈeɪ_m_ˈʌ_p]

A frame-up is when someone is falsely accused and convicted of a crime that they did not commit. There are several synonyms for this term, including set-up, entrapment, and deception. A set-up involves creating a scenario in which a person can be accused of a crime, while entrapment is when a person is encouraged to commit a crime they otherwise would not have committed. Deception involves using lies or false evidence to create the appearance of guilt. Other synonyms include fabrication and plant, which both involve planting or creating evidence to implicate someone in a crime. Regardless of the term used, a frame-up is a serious injustice that not only affects the individual wrongfully accused, but also erodes public trust in the justice system.

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A frame-up is a criminal offense that occurs when someone is falsely accused of a crime or when the real perpetrator of a crime falsely accuses someone else of committing that crime. In a frame-up, the target is typically someone who is unpopular, vulnerable, or has a connection to someone else who is unpopular or vulnerable.

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