The action of falsifying information or a theory.‘an investigation into fraud and the falsification of records’
forgery, counterfeiting, fabrication, invention, alteration, changing, doctoring, distortion, manipulation, manipulating, tampering, fudging, adulteration, debasement, perversion, corruption, misrepresentation, misapplicationvitiationView synonyms
- ‘There are deliberate falsifications, fabrications and deliberate omissions.’
- ‘The levels of falsifications by job applicants in the industry are alarming.’
- ‘Numerous falsifications, voter intimidation and a vicious propaganda campaign have prevailed in the first round.’
- ‘A government that is able to defend its policies before the people only through falsification and deception is a regime of extreme crisis.’
- ‘The charges put to the accused yesterday include the falsification of accounts, acquiring money under false pretences and failing to keep records.’
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