misrepresentation

noun
mis·​rep·​re·​sen·​ta·​tion | \ mis-ˌre-pri-ˌzen-ˈtā-shən, -zən- How to pronounce misrepresentation (audio) \

Legal Definition of misrepresentation

: an intentionally or sometimes negligently false representation made verbally, by conduct, or sometimes by nondisclosure or concealment and often for the purpose of deceiving, defrauding, or causing another to rely on it detrimentally also : an act or instance of making such a representation

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