misadvise

verb
mis·​ad·​vise | \ ˌmis-əd-ˈvīz \
misadvised; misadvising

Definition of misadvise

transitive verb

: to give wrong or poor advice to (someone) … he felt that his attorneys failed to answer his specific questions and misadvised him on the potential consequences of his plea agreement.— Mitchell Byars

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1548, in the meaning defined above

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