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Definitions of Falsification

Pronunciation : Fal`si*fi*ca"tion
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Cf. F. falsification.]
Definition : 1. The act of falsifying, or making false; a counterfeiting; the giving to a thing an appearance of something which it is not. To counterfeit the living image of king in his person exceedeth all falsifications. Bacon.

2. Willful misstatement or misrepresentation. Extreme necessity . . . forced him upon this bold and violent falsification of the doctrine of the alliance. Bp. Warburton.

3. (Equity)

Defn: The showing an item of charge in an account to be wrong. Story.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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