Meaning of disinformation

dis•in•for•ma•tion

Pronunciation: (dis-in"fur-mā'shun, dis"in-), [key]
— n.
  1. false information, as about a country's military strength or plans, publicly announced or planted in the news media, esp. of other countries.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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