false origin


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false origin

A fixed point to the south and west of a grid zone from which grid distances are measured eastward and northward.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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There are generally three types of fake perfumes - those displaying a reasonable standard of fake packaging; look-alikes which are similar, but not identical; and cheap replicas claiming a false origin. As one of the leading players, we are committed to the cause of anti-counterfeiting, and hence we showcased our products at this exhibition."
for allegedly reporting a false origin for beef the firm handled in an attempt to receive government subsidies.
As regards customs operations, it will work towards higher standards of control, more practical co-operation, better use of risk analysis and eliminating false origin marketing.
In future, importers will not be automatically excused if exporters in a non-EU country have, for example, provided false origin certificates in order to benefit from a preferential rate of customs duty.
The real fun with etymologies, though, is when false origins are produced (usually with a conviction that is as absolute as it is wrong).