misbrand
transitive verb Date: 1892 to brand falsely or in a misleading way; specifically to label in violation of statutory requirements

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • misbrand — mis·brand /mis brand/ vt: to brand (as a food item or drug) falsely or in a misleading way; specif: to label in violation of statutory requirements Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. misbrand …   Law dictionary

  • misbrand — [mis brand′] vt. to brand or label improperly …   English World dictionary

  • misbrand — /mis brand /, v.t. 1. to brand or label erroneously. 2. to brand illegally, as with another s trademark. [1900 05; MIS 1 + BRAND] * * * …   Universalium

  • misbrand — verb a) To make a mistake in branding a product or service, as by poor association of the name in a significant group of potential customers. b) In the law of food and drugs, to convey false or misleading information about a product …   Wiktionary

  • misbrand — v. illegally apply a brand name; mislabel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misbrand — mis·brand …   English syllables

  • misbrand — mis•brand′ v. t …   From formal English to slang

  • misbrand — (ˈ)mis|brand, i|spr transitive verb Etymology: mis (I) + brand : to brand falsely or in a misleading way; specifically : to brand (as containers of drugs or foodstuffs) in violation of statutory requirements took steps to stop the misbranding of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mislabel — verb brand incorrectly, classify incorrectly, deceive, defraud, describe incorrectly, designate incorrectly, docket incorrectly, falsely characterize, identify incorrectly, label incorrectly, lead astray, lead into error, mark incorrectly,… …   Law dictionary

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