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  • verb Present participle of misstate.

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Examples

  • To show that Obama supposedly "misstated" her position, Hillary's website recharacterizes Obama's statement as if he were stating that she never even mouthed words supportive of a phased redeployment; it is a straw-man accusation that the Hillary website responds to, not Obama's actual words.

    Hillary, Obama Clash Over Iraq

  • He also said that, in some cases, the bank took loans in which it had discovered fraudulent activity -- such as misstated income by borrowers -- and rolled them into mortgage securities sold to investors without disclosing the fraud.

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  • He also said that, in some cases, the bank took loans in which it had discovered fraudulent activity -- such as misstated income by borrowers -- and rolled them into mortgage securities sold to investors without disclosing the fraud.

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  • He also said that, in some cases, the bank took loans in which it had discovered fraudulent activity -- such as misstated income by borrowers -- and rolled them into mortgage securities sold to investors without disclosing the fraud.

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  • One that has been "misstated" before and sticks in the minds of Americans and Canadians alike.

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  • Culver's staff said Friday that Larmore "misstated" his job status in discussions with them last week.

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  • Department officials admitted that officers "misstated" on sworn affidavits submitted to judges that substances bought on the street by informants or undercover officers had been tested to verify the substance was illegal drugs.

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  • "misstated" by a factor of 10, it revealed, though it is unclear if this is an over - or underestimate.

    Environment news, comment and analysis from the Guardian | guardian.co.uk

  • Friday with a front-page article about efforts to expose people who lie about their military service misstated the location of a medal ceremony for a man later accused of having embellished his Navy background.

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  • FHFA and various investors have alleged that banks, while packaging residential home loans into securities sold to investors, failed to conduct adequate due diligence, and hid or misstated the quality of the underlying loans and underwriting as well as borrowers' ability to make payments.

    U.S. Regulator Sues Bank Of America, Others Over Losses On Subprime Bonds

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