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falsification

  1. the empirical disproofor refutation of a scientific hypothesis or proposed law. In this general sense, the falsification or the empirical confirmation or verification of propositions of all types is a routine feature of much sociology.
  2. (more strictly) an alternative procedure to VERIFICATION. See FALSIFICATIONISM. see also VERIFICATION PRINCIPLE.
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He was sentenced to six years and one month as minimum imprisonment to eight years as maximum for his graft charge, six years and one day of prison mayor as minimum to 10 years and one day of prison mayor as maximum for his malversation charge, and six months and one day of prison correcional as minimum to six years and one day of prison mayor as maximum for his falsification charge.
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He noted that at present the Council is investigating the facts presented by the AKP about the falsification of the election results in Istanbul.
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