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False definition

What does False mean?

False may mean 'deceitful' or 'erroneous'.

In the second sense, guilty knowledge or belief does not form an element of 'false', though it may feature in some other way in a criminal offence, eg as a requirement to prove dishonest. Where a number of statements are made which cumulatively create a false impression it is not the less false if, taking each statement individually, it is difficult to show that any specific statement is untrue.


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False is referenced 12 in Halsbury's Laws of England

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