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Synonyms for deceptive

Synonyms for deceptive

tending to lead one into error

Synonyms for deceptive

causing one to believe what is not true or fail to believe what is true


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designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently

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Ads must not promote financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices, such as binary options, initial coin offerings, or cryptocurrency.
CCP is mandated under the Competition Act to ensure free competition in all spheres of commercial and economic activity, to enhance economic efficiency and to protect consumers from anti-competitive practices including deceptive marketing practices.
It advised the public to be vigilant and take precautions in purchasing unregistered panty liners with health claims and panty liners with false, deceptive and misleading health claims.
The FDA said the false, deceptive and misleading advertising of the panty liner brands violate the Consumer Act of the Philippines of 1992.
Despite this, Vision Developers advertised the new unapproved scheme under the deceptive name of 'Park View Villas at River Edge Housing Society,' giving the impression that the new scheme was an extension of the earlier-approved 'River Edge Housing Scheme.
Ads that rely on old information and deceptive wording are often followed by statements such as: "These deficiencies are known to cause severe injury, health deterioration, bed sores and even death.
Citigroup Inc (NYSE C) has been fined for deceptive credit card practices.
It is important that businesses are familiar with each state's laws in regards to deceptive and unfair trade practices.
BECAUSE OF ITS EXPANSIVE DEFINITION AND REGULATORY MANDATE, UDAAP (Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices) is influencing virtually everything a bank offers to its customers--as well as how it offers it.
Grossman, Shapiro (1988) divided the counterfeits into two categories the deceptive and non-deceptive counterfeits.
Islamabad -- The Competition Commission of Pakistan has prepared Deceptive Marketing Guidelines draft for telecom companies as part of its efforts to protect consumers from anti-competitive behaviour through ensuring compliance in telecom sector sales, marketing, advertising, and communication in all forms across all mediums, online and point of sale.
In the study 'Understanding the Routine Expression of Deceptive Affection in Romantic Relationships,' co-author and relational communication expert Sean Horan, an assistant professor at DePaul University in the College of Communication examined how and why deceptive affectionate behavior occurs.
Weight loss is hard work, and telling consumers otherwise is deceptive.
that is deceptive, and not the act of engaging in such transactions itself," the high court ruled.
The bad news: Human beings are lousy at identifying deceptive reviews.