false advertising

Definition of "false advertising"
  1. An unlawful act of spreading misleading or untruthful information intentionally or due to negligence through various public platforms with the purpose of encouraging the purchase of goods, services, or property
How to use "false advertising" in a sentence
  1. The company was sued for false advertising when it claimed its product could cure diseases without any scientific backing.
  2. Regulators stepped in to handle the false advertising of the weight loss supplement after it failed to deliver its promised benefits.
  3. The seller was held liable for false advertising when the actual size of the apartment was much smaller than advertised.

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