misrepresentation

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misrepresentation

A contract law term for falsely or imperfectly representing a thing; distortion of facts; misleading; lying.

misrepresentation

Malpractice Representing falsely or imperfectly; lying. Cf Fraud.

misrepresentation,

n when one party purposefully exaggerates the anticipated positive results to gain another party's confidence and thereby enter into a legal agreement.

misrepresentation,

n an intentionally false statement regarding a matter of fact.
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