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fal·si·fy

(fawlsi-fī)
The deliberate action of telling, writing, or documenting information that is inaccurate or incomplete.
See also: falsification

falsify,

v to forge; to give a false appearance to anything, as to falsify a record.
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But TEPCO asked Hitachi to falsify the report to cover this up, saying it was unlikely safety would immediately be jeopardized even though the nuclear reactor was kept running.
Senate hearing, a government representative identified Education Management Corporation as an owner of schools that encouraged applicants to falsify their financial aid forms to qualify for federal aid and pressured applicants to sign a contract for enrollment prior to allowing them to speak to a financial advisor," lawyer Hamilton Lindley said.
He did it to falsify the exit records of Asians and tamper with the electronic data pertaining to their departures while they were still in the UAE.
Hoashi allegedly ordered senior accounting division staff to falsify the books saying, ''Our company employees will lose their jobs,'' the sources said.
To falsify ownership, Kokudo used the names of Seibu Railway employees and their family members without their permission, the sources said.
It said a Genden Engineering director ordered an inspection company to falsify data on the shield materials because their components did not meet the company's in-house regulations.
Specifically the complaint alleges that the defendants' statements were materially false and misleading because they failed to disclose and or misrepresented that the company's strong financial growth was a product of inflated student records, that student records were falsified in order to show a higher rate of enrollment, retention and graduation, and that the Company forced its employees to falsify such records.