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verb American English pronunciation: fiddle /ˈfɪd(ə)l/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyfiddle
he/she/itfiddles
present participlefiddling
past tensefiddled
past participlefiddled
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    [transitive] informal to produce false results or records, in order to get money or other benefits

    They all fiddle their taxes.

    fiddle the figures/books/accounts:

    They accuse the government of fiddling the unemployment figures.

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