Definition of misrepresentation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˌreprɪzenˈteɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˌreprɪzenˈteɪʃn//
[countable, uncountable](formal)
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the act of giving information about somebody/something that is not true or complete so that other people have the wrong impression about them/it a deliberate misrepresentation of the facts