misclassify

verb
mis·clas·si·fy | \ ˌmis-ˈkla-sə-ˌfī \
misclassified; misclassifying

Definition of misclassify 

transitive verb

: to assign (someone or something) to an incorrect group or category : to classify wrongly a species misclassified in the wrong genus

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misclassified \ˌmis-ˈkla-sə-ˌfīd \ adjective
misclassified workers/employees

First Known Use of misclassify

1874, in the meaning defined above

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