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  1. misinterpretation, misunderstanding, mistakingnoun

    putting the wrong interpretation on

    "his misinterpretation of the question caused his error"; "there was no mistaking her meaning"

    mistaking, misapprehension, misunderstanding, mistake

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  1. misinterpretationnoun


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  1. House Speaker Brian Bosma:

    It was misinterpreted, but all we can say is we are sorry that misinterpretation hurt so many people.

  2. Anthony Fauci:

    We're not over the pandemic. Don't let anybody get the misinterpretation that the pandemic is over, but what we are in is a different phase of the pandemic, a phase that's a transition phase, hopefully headed toward more of a control where you can actually get back to some form of normality without total disruption of society, economically, socially, school-wise, etc.

  3. State John Kerry:

    It's very, very important that there be no misinterpretation or miscalculation with respect to any of the back-and-forth and the empowerment some entities might feel as a result of that.

  4. Washington Democratic Sen.Patty Murray:

    We have laws against infanticide in this country, this is a gross misinterpretation of the actual language of the bill that is being asked to be considered and therefore, I object.

  5. Chris Christie:

    People don't have to interpret what I mean about Social Security, it won't be mischaracterized ... the more vague you are because you're trying to have it both ways, the more you're subject to that kind of misinterpretation.

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  • FehlinterpretationGerman
  • malinterpretaciónSpanish
  • contresensFrench
  • míchiallIrish
  • mì-bhreithneachadhScottish Gaelic
  • неправильное понимание, неправильное толкование, неправильное истолкованиеRussian

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