misrepresentation

  1. a misleading falsehood
  2. a willful act of falsifying

Misrepresentation

Misrepresentation is a concept in the contract law of England and some other Commonwealth countries, referring to a false statement of fact made by one party to another party, which has the effect of inducing that party into the contract. For example, under certain circumstances, false statements or promises made by a seller of goods regarding the...
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Misrepresentation

(n) Misrepresentation is the wrongful presentation of facts with an intention to mislead a person, or authority there by drawing undue advantage from him or them ,which he is not otherwise eligible. Ex. Collecting donation in the pretext of charity.
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misrepresentation

[n] - a misleading falsehood
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Misrepresentation

• (n.) Untrue representation; false or incorrect statement or account; -- usually unfavorable to the thing represented; as, a misrepresentation of a person`s motives.
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misrepresentation

deceit noun a misleading falsehood
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Misrepresentation

Mis·rep`re·sen·ta'tion noun Untrue representation; false or incorrect statement or account; -- usually unfavorable to the thing represented; as, a misrepresentation of a person's motives. Sydney Smith. » In popular use, this word often conveys the idea of intentional untruth.
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misrepresentation

A false representation of a matter of fact that should have been disclosed, which deceives another so that he/she acts upon it to his/her injury.
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Misrepresentation

A false statement or concealment of a material fact made with the intention of inducing some action
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misrepresentation

a misleading falsehood
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Misrepresentation

A misstatement of facts to obtain money, goods, or benefits to which the person making the misrepresentation is not entitled. In some circumstances misrepresentation can be prosecuted as a crime. Examples include falsely claiming to represent a charity to obtain money for personal benefit, or entering into a marriage when already married (thereby m...
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Misrepresentation

An untrue statement of fact which induces someone to enter into a contract (e.g. someone decides to buy a car on being (falsely) told by the seller it has only had one lady owner). Misrepresentation makes a contract voidable (see ‘voidable') and may give rise to a damages claim
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Misrepresentation

Either by words or conduct, misrepresentation, must be a false statement of fact. The statement is made by one party to the other of a contract which although not a term of the contract induces the other party to enter into the contract.
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misrepresentation

In law, an untrue statement of fact, made in the course of negotiating a contract, that induces one party to enter into the contract. The remedies available for misrepresentation depend on whe ...
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misrepresentation

In law, an untrue statement of fact, made in the course of negotiating a contract, that induces one party to enter into the contract. The remedies available for misrepresentation depend on whether the representation is found to be fraudulent, negligent, or innocent
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misrepresentation

in law, any representation by words or other means made by one person to another that, under the circumstances, amounts to an assertion not in ...
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misrepresentation

n. the crime of misstating facts to obtain money, goods or benefits of another to which the accused is not entitled. Examples: a person a) falsely claims to represent a charity to obtain a donation which he/she keeps; b) says a painting is a genuine Jackson Pollock when it is a fake and thus is able to sell it for a price much greater than its true...
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Misrepresentation

The act of making a false or misleading statement on which another party relies.
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Misrepresentation

The statement made by a party to a contract, that a thing relating to it is in fact in a particular way, when he knows it is not so. The misrepresentation must be both false and fraudulent, in order to make the party making it, responsible to the other for damages. It is not every misrepresentation which will make a party liable; when a mere miss.....
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Misrepresentation

where one party to a contract makes a false statement of fact to the other which that other person relies on. Where there has been a misrepresentation then the party who received the false statement can get damages for their loss. The remedy of rescission (putting things back to how they were before the contract began) is sometimes available, but w...
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Misrepresentation

Where one party to a contract makes a false statement on which the other party relies. The remedy of rescission, or putting things back to how they were before the contract began, is sometimes available to the misled party, but where it is not possible or too difficult the court can award damages instead.
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