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misrepresentation

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌmɪs.rep.rɪ.zenˈteɪ.ʃən/
something that misrepresents an idea, situation, or opinion, or the fact of something being misrepresented: The documentary was a misrepresentation of the truth and bore little resemblance to actual events. The MP laughed off the remarks as media misrepresentation.
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