falsification vs refutation what difference

what is difference between falsification and refutation

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

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English

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

refutation (countable and uncountable, plural refutations)

  1. An act of refuting or disproving; the disproving of an argument, opinion, testimony, doctrine or theory by argument or countervailing proof; evidence of falseness.
    Synonyms: confutation, disproof
  2. A vocal answer to an attack on one’s assertions.

Usage notes

  • See refute.

Translations

References

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

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