miscommunication

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noun mis·com·mu·ni·ca·tion \ˌmis-kə-ˌmyü-nə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of miscommunication

  1. :  failure to communicate clearly There was miscommunication between the reporter and her editors.

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1959

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