misunderstand

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mis- +‎ understand

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  • IPA(key): /mɪs.ʌn.də(ɹ)ˈstænd/
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  • Rhymes: -ænd

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misunderstand (third-person singular simple present misunderstands, present participle misunderstanding, simple past and past participle misunderstood)

  1. (transitive) To understand incorrectly, while believing one has understood correctly.

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