in error

idiom

Definition of in error

1 : not correct : mistaken I believe your conclusion is in error. The judge was in error when she allowed the evidence to be admitted.
2 : in a way that is not correct My earlier statement was made in error. The evidence was admitted in error.

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“In error.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20error. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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