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puffing

noun puff·ing \ ˈpə-fiŋ \

legal Definition of puffing

: the practice of making exaggerated commendations especially for promotional purposes; also : the exaggerated commendations made
Note: Generally, a seller cannot be held liable for misrepresentation for statements that amount to mere puffing. Nor can puffing be considered to create an express warranty.


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