incorrect

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French incorrect, from Latin incorrectus

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɪnkəˈɹɛkt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛkt
  • Hyphenation: in‧cor‧rect

Adjective[edit]

incorrect (comparative more incorrect, superlative most incorrect)

  1. Not correct; erroneous or wrong.
    • He gave an incorrect answer to a simple question
  2. Faulty or defective.
    • The PC crashed due to incorrect programming
  3. Inappropriate or improper.
    • He was sacked because of his incorrect behaviour towards his secretary

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French[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

incorrect m (feminine incorrecte, masculine plural incorrects, feminine plural incorrectes)

  1. incorrect (not correct)
  2. incorrect (socially unacceptable)