misrepresentation definition

  • noun:
    • incorrect or untrue representation; an unfair or dishonest account or exposition; a false statement: as, to injure your character by misrepresentations.
    • wrong or unfaithful representation into the capability of broker or authoritative agent, at the time of a principal in a matter of company, or of constituents in legislation.
    • In map-making, faultiness in a map-projection, estimated with regard to its unequal scale in various parts and its distortion of perspectives.
    • false representation; untrue or wrong declaration or account; -- generally bad to your thing represented.
    • Erroneous or untrue representation; an unfair or dishonest account or exposition; a false statement: as, to injure your personality by misrepresentations.
    • wrong or unfaithful representation when you look at the capacity of representative or authoritative agent, at the time of a principal in just a few company, or of constituents in legislation.
    • In map-making, faultiness in a map-projection, calculated with regard to its unequal scale in various components also to its distortion of angles.
    • a willful perversion of facts
    • a misleading falsehood

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