false statement

Definition of "false statement"
  1. An assertion that is recognized as or considered incorrect by the person who makes it, generally created with an intention to deceive or lead astray
How to use "false statement" in a sentence
  1. During the investigation, the suspect was caught making a false statement to the police.
  2. The employee faced disciplinary action for making a false statement about his qualifications.
  3. Punishment for making a false statement under oath can include fines or even jail time.

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