deceptive statement
index misrepresentation

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Statement analysis — is a learned technique, utilised to examine a person s words todetect for concealed information, missing information and whether the information that person provided is true or false. Anytime someone who is lying or withholding sensitive… …   Wikipedia

  • Statement veracity analysis — There are three principal disciplines of Statement Veracity Analysis.1) Criteria Based Content Analysis ( CBCA)2) Statement Content Analysis ( SCAN ) ª3) Scientific Content Analysis ( SCAN )The study of Statement Analysis is the study of Verbal… …   Wikipedia

  • deceptive advertising — False and misleading advertising. Advertisement which contains any assertion, representation or statement of fact which is untrue or misleading. Where the public are not cautious or watchful in their buying habits and are likely to be misled, the …   Black's law dictionary

  • deceptive advertising — False and misleading advertising. Advertisement which contains any assertion, representation or statement of fact which is untrue or misleading. Where the public are not cautious or watchful in their buying habits and are likely to be misled, the …   Black's law dictionary

  • APA Task Force on Deceptive and Indirect Techniques of Persuasion and Control — The APA Task Force on Deceptive and Indirect Techniques of Persuasion and Control (DIMPAC[1]) formed at the request of the American Psychological Association (APA) in 1983. The APA asked Margaret Singer, one of the leading proponents of theories… …   Wikipedia

  • Half-truth — A half truth comes in several forms, and is a deceptive statement, that includes some element of truth. The statement might be partly true, the statement may be totally true but only part of the whole truth, or it may utilize some deceptive… …   Wikipedia

  • misrepresentation — mis·rep·re·sen·ta·tion /mis ˌre pri ˌzen tā shən, zən / n: 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,… …   Law dictionary

  • Propaganda — This article is about the form of communication. For other uses, see Propaganda (disambiguation). French Military Propaganda postcard showing a caricature of Kaiser Wilhelm II biting the world (c. 1915) …   Wikipedia

  • half-truth — noun A deceptive statement, especially one that is only partly true, is incomplete, (misrepresents reality by telling part of the truth), or alters the time sequence of truths. See Also: truth, true, lie, anti truth, contextomy …   Wiktionary

  • False advertising — or deceptive advertising is the use of false or misleading statements in advertising. As advertising has the potential to persuade people into commercial transactions that they might otherwise avoid, many governments around the world use… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”