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[mis-steyt] /mɪsˈsteɪt/

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

1790, from misstate + -ment.

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


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