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[mis-deyt] /mɪsˈdeɪt/

verb (used with object), misdated, misdating.
to assign or affix a wrong to.
a wrong date.
(transitive) to date (a letter, event, etc) wrongly

1580s, from mis- (1) + date (v.1). Related: Misdated; misdating.


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