error in judgment

noun phrase

: a poor decision
The company has admitted that it made an error in judgment in trying to expand too quickly.

Examples of error in judgment in a Sentence

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“Error in judgment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/error%20in%20judgment. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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