Sunday, July 31, 2016

correlate & mischaracterize

Quotations:

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Germaine Greer: [correlate] Relationships change. One of the things we know about violence is that it is positively correlated with unemployment.

Tony Jones: [mischaracterize] I'm just going to quickly go back to Margaret, and I hope I haven't mischaracterized what you've said. What do you think about -


Definitions:

correlate:
1. if two or more facts, figures, etc. correlate or if a fact, figure, etc. correlates with another, the facts are closely connected and affect or depend on each other;
2. to show that there is a close connection between two or more facts, figures, etc.

mischaracterize:
to give a false or misleading character to.

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