falsification vs misrepresentation what difference

what is difference between falsification and misrepresentation

English

Etymology

false +‎ -ification

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

falsification (countable and uncountable, plural falsifications)

  1. the act of falsifying, or making false; a counterfeiting; the giving to a thing an appearance of something which it is not
  2. knowingly false statement or wilful misrepresentation
  3. showing an item of charge in an account to be wrong

Related terms

  • falsify

Translations


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fal.si.fi.ka.sjɔ̃/

Noun

falsification f (plural falsifications)

  1. falsification

Further reading

  • “falsification” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • officialisant


English

Etymology

mis- +‎ representation or misrepresent +‎ -ation

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɪsˌɹɛpɹɨzɛnˈteɪʃən/
    Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

misrepresentation (countable and uncountable, plural misrepresentations)

  1. Erroneous or false representation; an unfair or dishonest account or exposition; a false statement: as, to injure one’s character by misrepresentations.
  2. Incorrect or unfaithful representation in the capacity of agent or official representative, such as of a principal in a matter of business, or of constituents in legislation.
  3. In map-making, faultiness in a map projection, estimated with regard to its unequal scale in different parts and to its distortion of angles.

Translations

Related terms

  • misrepresent
  • misrepresentative
  • misrepresenter

References

  • misrepresentation in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Anagrams

  • representationism

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