Definition of misrepresentation in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmɪsrɛprɪzɛnˈteɪʃn/


[mass noun]
The action or offence of giving a false or misleading account of the nature of something: she is seeking damages on allegations of misrepresentation [count noun]: a gross misrepresentation of the situation
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  • I am always happy to see honest economists call dishonest pundits out on their misrepresentation of the facts.
  • The ability to post effectively on the Internet can be a very good thing, creating the ability to misrepresentations quickly.
  • The plaintiff attributes its execution of the deeds to the alleged misrepresentations.

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