Mistranslation



[mis-trans-leyt, -tranz-, mis-trans-leyt, -tranz-] /ˌmɪs trænsˈleɪt, -trænz-, mɪsˈtræns leɪt, -ˈtrænz-/

verb (used with or without object), mistranslated, mistranslating.
1.
to incorrectly.
n.

1690s, from mis- (1) + translation.
v.

1530s, from mis- (1) + translate. Related: Mistranslated; mistranslating.

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