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misstate

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verb mis·state \ˌmis-ˈstāt\

Simple Definition of misstate

  • : to state or report (something) incorrectly

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of misstate

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to state incorrectly :  give a false account of

misstatement

play \-mənt\ noun

Examples of misstate in a sentence

  1. The company misstated its profits.

  2. An article in yesterday's paper misstated the name of the district attorney.



1650

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1650


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