falsification


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

falsification

 [fawl″sĭ-fĭ-ka´shun]
a deliberate misstatement or misrepresentation.
retrospective falsification unconscious distortion of memories of past experiences to conform to present emotional needs.

fal·si·fi·ca·tion

(fawl'si-fi-kā'shŭn),
The deliberate act of misrepresentation so as to deceive. See: Munchausen syndrome.
[L. falsus, false, + facio, to make]

fal·si·fi·ca·tion

(fawl'si-fi-kā'shŭn)
The deliberate act of misrepresentation so as to deceive.
[L. falsus, false, + facio, to make]

fal·si·fi·ca·tion

(fawl'si-fi-kā'shŭn)
Deliberate act of misrepresentation so as to deceive.
[L. falsus, false, + facio, to make]
References in periodicals archive ?
"Kumar, who has been the investigation officer in the Qureshi case, has been arrested on the allegation of falsification of records," the agency said in a statement.
The company did not say how many cars were affected by the falsifications, which were uncovered during voluntary tests of all parts of Nissan's operations conducted in the wake of last year's scandal.
Their tools are used for creation of falsification in the image.
A spokesman for South Wales Police said: "Following information provided by ABM Health Board, South Wales Police is continuing to investigate allegations of falsification of entries in patients' notes at the Princess of Wales Hospital.
One of the units will be attached to the Defense Ministry's central archive, studying "aspects of the falsification of history that is becoming widespread in Russia and abroad," Pankov said.
Le ministere se reserve le droit de poursuivre en justice la personne ou les personnes, ainsi que la partie ou les parties a l'origine de la falsification de cette correspondance, ajoute la meme source, rappelant que ce departement avait depose, recemment, une plainte aupres du procureur general du Roi pres la Cour d'appel de Rabat en vue d'ouvrir une enquete au sujet de la falsification de deux correspondances, qui ont circule sur des sites electroniques, relatives a la promotion sur diplome de licence et au mariage des femmes et hommes de l'education.
It might be that among the wisdoms of preserving the Quran and not preserving other Books - despite the fact that they all originated from Allah - is that since the Quran is the last Book and Muhammad, sallallhu 'alayhi wa sallam, was the last Prophet, then it is evident to preserve this Book from any falsification or distortion as there will not be any other Prophet who would expose the distortions and clarify the truth.
Les allegations sur le debut de falsification des elections partielles
La Conference internationale sur la lutte contre la falsification, la contrefacon et le blanchiment d'argent se tiendra a Charm El Cheikh, les 25 et 26 avril prochain en coordination avec l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour les recherches criminelles et la lutte contre la falsification.
This is the basis of a falsification test (the Rothstein falsification test) that appears to indicate bias in VAM estimates of current teacher contributions to student learning.
Media reports about suspicions of the financial report falsification in January 2006 led Livedoor share prices to plunge.