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misrepresent

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌmɪsreprɪˈzent/ LAW
to give false information about something or someone, often in order to get an advantage: She believes that the defendant's lawyers misrepresented the situation.be misrepresented (by sb/in sth) The monetary policy has been misrepresented in the press.misrepresent information/data/the facts Shareholders claimed that the company concealed or misrepresented financial information.misrepresent yourself (as sth) At age 20 he misrepresented himself as an experienced businessman, making millions of dollars.
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