material misrepresentation


material misrepresentation
See material representation.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • material — ma·te·ri·al 1 /mə tir ē əl/ adj 1: of, relating to, or consisting of physical matter 2: being of real importance or consequence 3: being an essential component the material terms of the contract 4: being relevant to a subject under considerati …   Law dictionary

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  • misrepresentation — Any manifestation by words or other conduct by one person to another that, under the circumstances, amounts to an assertion not in accordance with the facts. An untrue statement of fact. An incorrect or false representation. That which, if… …   Black's law dictionary

  • misrepresentation — Any manifestation by words or other conduct by one person to another that, under the circumstances, amounts to an assertion not in accordance with the facts. An untrue statement of fact. An incorrect or false representation. That which, if… …   Black's law dictionary

  • misrepresentation — See misrepresent. * * * In law, any false or misleading expression of fact, usually with the intent to deceive or defraud. It most commonly occurs in insurance and real estate contracts. False advertising may also constitute misrepresentation.… …   Universalium

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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


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