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tr.v. dis·in·formed, dis·in·form·ing, dis·in·forms
To give disinformation to.

[Back-formation from disinformation.]

dis′in·form′er, dis′in·form′ant n.


vb (tr)
to deliberately supply false information to
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18) A typical example from 2006 was prefaced with the quotation, then began: "Propaganda machines are dangerous, even more so in a democracy than in a totalitarian regime, because their goal is to confuse, disinform, lie, raise fear and manipulate the opinions of the people" [original underlined].
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Up and down the ballot, while spending records fall like rotten fruit, the 2006 effort has been to disinform.
It seems quite probable that all one would need to do to touch off a spate of 'cargo-thinking' in Melanesia would be, however inadvertently, to disinform the 'natives' about our own world just exactly as we ourselves have been disinformed about it.
In the light of our moral responsibility as partners in a common future, and our ethical trust as archaeologists and professionals, the alliance of any archaeologist with partisan politics and their role in lending support, credentials and authority to disinform, misinform or deceive must be condemned.
Creating a more democratic and effective UN therefore begins in perception and policy within each member-state - from the national government to the legislature to the citizens and non-governmental organizations to the media, which inform or disinform, motivate or demotivate about the UN.
He then referred to "the perverse relationship between commercial interests and the media that disinforms society and that many times has been the vehicle that caused serious harm to the people.