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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

material representation
n.
   a convincing statement made to induce someone to enter into a contract to which the person would not have agreed without that assertion. Thus, if the material representation proves not to be true or to be misleading, the contract can be rescinded or cancelled without liability.
   See also: contract, material

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • material representation or misrepresentation — A misrepresentation is material if it relates to a matter upon which plaintiff could be expected to rely in determining to engage in the conduct in question. Barrington Press, Inc. v. Morey, C.A.I11., 752 F.2d 307, 310. In law of deceit, a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • material representation or misrepresentation — A misrepresentation is material if it relates to a matter upon which plaintiff could be expected to rely in determining to engage in the conduct in question. Barrington Press, Inc. v. Morey, C.A.I11., 752 F.2d 307, 310. In law of deceit, a… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • material fraud — A fraud which so influenced the conduct of the injured party in leading him to enter into the transaction that without it he would not have done so. Boulden v Stilwell, 100 Md 543, 60 A 609. See material concealment; material representation …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • material misrepresentation — See material representation …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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