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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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No matter how many attempts of falsification are made by Armenians, historical facts remain solid.
The Director-General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma, has appealed to importers and their representatives to desist from falsification of documents.
The company did not say how many cars were affected by the falsifications, which were uncovered during voluntary tests of all parts of Nissan's operations conducted in the wake of last year's scandal.
However, continued vigilance is required because of the increasingly improving falsification technology and the globalisation of illegal trade.
Especially relevant are the falsification of small details of the image: codes, numbers and other information in the image, obscuring the details on the faces (moles, wrinkles, scratches), etc.
Yoshimi Watanabe, head of the minor opposition Your Party, accused Hatoyama of making excuses by saying he did not know anything about the falsifications. ''Based on common sense, it is inconceivable that he himself knew nothing about his receiving such a huge amount of money,'' the former LDP lawmaker told reporters.
that is, when the cost of two piecemeal falsifications is smaller than the cost of making the same falsification in one big step.
Although the original combined acquisition cost for the shares was 4.41 billion yen, proceeds from their sales after the disclosure of the falsifications came to only 540 million yen.
Downloading is the process of transferring a computer program, file, or other electronic information from a remote database or other computer to a user's own computer.(3) When investigating computer manipulation crimes, law enforcement officers can download the victim's computerized financial records to a disk, return to their office, and use their agency's software to reorganize the data into a format that enables them to detect falsifications.
One of Ata Jurt party leaders Sadyr Japarov said falsifications took place during the referendum.
on Thursday to re-investigate 199 cases of data falsifications and other irregularities at its nuclear power plants in connection with government inspections.
(BNFL) led to deliberate falsifications of safety data on plutonium-uranium mixed oxide (MOX) fuel, according to a report released Friday by the Nuclear Installations Inspectorate (NII).