misdescription


misdescription
An inaccurate description, often fraudulent.
See Also: misdescribe

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  • misdescription — 1. a provision in a contract in which the subject matter is incorrectly or inaccurately described in some material particular. 2. there is a specific offence of property misdescription where a false or misleading statement about a prescribed… …   Law dictionary

  • misdescription — |skripshən noun Etymology: mis (I) + description : an inaccurate description dangerously misleading misdescription A.G.N.Flew …   Useful english dictionary

  • misdescription — See misdescribe. * * * …   Universalium

  • Misdescription — Неправильное описание …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • misdescription — n. mistaken or inaccurate description …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misdescription — mis·de·scrip·tion …   English syllables

  • misdescription — An error or falsity in the description of the subject matter of a contract which deceives one of the parties to his injury, or is misleading in a material or substantial point. In commercial law, refers to a bailee inaccurately identifying, in a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • misdescription — An error or falsity in the description of the subject matter of a contract which deceives one of the parties to his injury, or is misleading in a material or substantial point. In commercial law, refers to a bailee inaccurately identifying, in a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • misdescription — An error in describing a party to an action; a matter of no consequence if the party is otherwise properly designated. 39 Am J1st Parties § 109. An error in a conveyance in respect of the description of the subject matter. 23 Am J2d Deeds §§ 155… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • misdescribe — misdescription /mis di skrip sheuhn/, n. misdescriptive, adj. /mis di skruyb /, v.t., v.i., misdescribed, misdescribing. to describe incorrectly or falsely. [1820 30; MIS 1 + DESCRIBE] * * * …   Universalium


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