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tending to lead one into error

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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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Furthermore, Shure alleges that ClearOne engaged in unfair competition, tortious interference, deceptive trade practices and false advertising by intentionally making false, deceptive and/or misleading remarks in the marketplace about the status and availability of Shure's MXA910 in order to deter customers from purchasing these products.
The CCP has also imposed Rs 89 million penalties on different private and public sector organizations during July-October , 2018 for involving in deceptive marketing practices under Section 10 of the Competition Act, 2010, a senior official of CCP told reporter here on Thursday.
These misleading and deceptive claims jeopardised the future of thousands of students and caused financial losses to their parents who make important decisions about their children's education.
The CCP conducted an inquiry to ascertain whether the university had violated the competition law, and it was concluded that the UMT had made deceptive claims in its prospectus and other promotional material just to make profits by luring students into taking admission to the university.
A statement issued Femi Adesina Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), in Abuja on Friday, maintained that those accusing the president of having such intention are wicked, deceptive and ungodly.
Restaurants and grocery store aisles are awash in deceptive claims, making it difficult for us to know the truth about what we eat.
"Arthur Conan Doyle said, 'There is nothing more deceptive than obvious fact.' The recent observation In this highly quoted paper that women who worked long hours had a higher risk of diabetes states an obvious fact that long hours with little sleep are bad for one's health, This observation is deceptive by linking these long work hours to the epidemic disease of diabetes, This paper suggests that women need to slow down, delegate, and take care of their own health and wellbeing, With the increased national attention on workplace burnout, perhaps the observation of significant health risks forsuper women' will encourage women, as well as men, to be more aware of the need for shared responsibilities at work and home to promote better health for all."
Text, Lies and Cataloging: Ethical Treatment of Deceptive Works in the Library
SCREENWRITER Abi Morgan says Harvey Weinstein was deceptive as he showed great interest in "female feminist work".
'We've created a new policy that prohibits ads that promote financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices, such as binary options, initial coin offerings and cryptocurrency.'
Facebook's reasoning is that the majority of these ads are usually fake, citing that ads for financial products and services "are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices."
Islamabad -- The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has passed an order imposing a penalty of Rs one million on a frozen foods company, Kitchen Stone Foods, for running a deceptive marketing campaign for its food products in violation of Section 10 of the Competition Act, 2010.
ISLAMABAD -- The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has passed an order imposing a penalty of Rs 1 million on a frozen foods company , Kitchen Stone Foods , for running a deceptive marketing campaign for its food products in violation of Section 10 of the Competition Act, 2010.
2017-323 or the "Public Health Warning Against False, Deceptive and Misleading Health Claims of Pantyliners," the FDA has observed the proliferation of panty liner brands that promote that their products can relieve tension; reduce irritation; prevent or cure diseases and infection such as urinary tract infection, myoma, vaginal odor, hormonal imbalance; and release negative ions.