Misstate



[mis-steyt] /mɪsˈsteɪt/

verb (used with object), misstated, misstating.
1.
to wrongly or misleadingly; make a wrong statement about.
/ˌmɪsˈsteɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to state incorrectly
v.

also mis-state, 1640s, from mis- (1) + state (v.). Related: Misstated; misstating.

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    [mis-steyt] /mɪsˈsteɪt/ verb (used with object), misstated, misstating. 1. to wrongly or misleadingly; make a wrong statement about. /ˌmɪsˈsteɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) to state incorrectly v. also mis-state, 1640s, from mis- (1) + state (v.). Related: Misstated; misstating.

  • Misstatement

    [mis-steyt] /mɪsˈsteɪt/ verb (used with object), misstated, misstating. 1. to wrongly or misleadingly; make a wrong statement about. /ˌmɪsˈsteɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) to state incorrectly n. 1790, from misstate + -ment. v. also mis-state, 1640s, from mis- (1) + state (v.). Related: Misstated; misstating.



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    [mis-step] /mɪsˈstɛp/ noun 1. a wrong step. 2. an error or slip in conduct; faux pas. /ˌmɪsˈstɛp/ noun 1. a false step 2. an error v. also mis-step, c.1300; see mis- (1) + step (v.). The noun in the figurative sense of “faux pas” is first recorded c.1800; literal sense is from 1837.

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    [mis-strahyk] /mɪsˈstraɪk/ noun, Numismatics. 1. a coin having the design stamped off center.



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