False position

a situation in which a person is forced to act or seems to be acting against his principles or interests


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    [fawls-poz-i-tiv] /ˈfɔlsˈpɒz ɪ tɪv/ noun, Also, false positive 1. Medicine/Medical. 2. adjective 3. pertaining to or being a false-positive: The test has a false-positive rate of 4%. noun, adjective See false positive

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